A MAN was arrested on suspicion of burgling a pub building after a police dog tracked the suspect.

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Officers were called to the Stork Inn on Main Street, Billinge at around 6pm on Wednesday evening (August 7) to reports of a forced entry.

After a thorough search of the disused building, a suspect was found in the first floor bedroom.

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PD Olly found the suspect

A police spokeswoman said a man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and criminal damage.

The suspect has since been released under investigation.