UK Police track suspects using footprints in snow

“The offenders made off on foot leaving a trail of footprints in the snow. “Officers made a search of the area and arrested two men. Items were recovered nearby.”

Officers arrested two men on suspicion of theft.

A pair of suspected thieves left a trail of footprints in the snow (Andrew Milligan/PA)

A pair of suspected thieves were arrested after they left a trail of footprints in the snow.

Officers in Macclesfield received a report of a theft from a van in Northgate Avenue at around 11.25pm on Tuesday.  Police said they followed a line of footprints in the snow and arrested two men, both aged 39.

A spokeswoman for Cheshire Police said: “The offenders made off on foot leaving a trail of footprints in the snow.  “Officers made a search of the area and arrested two men. Items were recovered nearby.”

The men, from Manchester and Stockport, were arrested on suspicion of theft.

The force tweeted: “The #snow brought MISERY to two males last night.“Mainly because the police followed their footprints and arrested them for breaking into vehicles in #Macclesfield Stolen property recovered too.”

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