THREE men were arrested after police were alerted to attempted thefts from vehicles in a car park.

Officers were called to Whiston on Sunday afternoon, November 26, after receiving reports of the incidents.

Three men were said to be trying to steal from vehicles in a car park in the area.

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Three suspects were detained and searched by officers.

Police arrested three men on suspicion of theft and vehicle interference.

In a statement, Merseyside Police said: "Knowsley's Response & Patrol Team were called to Whiston yesterday afternoon, after receiving reports that three men were attempting to steal from vehicles in a local car park.

"Three local men were detained, searched and arrested nearby on suspicion of theft and vehicle interference."

This added: "As we approach the festive period, think about how you can prevent theft from your vehicle. To learn more, visit:

"Information about crime? Tell us DM Merseyside Police Contact Centre

"You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at".