POLICE have arrested a man suspected of trying car doors after being alerted by a milkman.

Officers say they are aware there has been an increase in reports of a man around the Golborne and Lowton area in the early hours trying doors.

A police response team gave the area extra attention after being alerted by a call from a local milkman.

After they arrived at the scene, a suspect was chased and arrested in connection with the alleged incidents.

He was taken to custody for interview.

Report any incidents to police via 101 or online reporting via the GMP website.