A 25-YEAR-OLD man was arrested in Swindon yesterday in connection with two home burglaries carried out during the day around the county.

Between 9am and 1.30pm, a quantity of jewellery was taken from an address in Winterbourne Bassett, and later the same day, between 12.30pm and 2.45pm, similar valuable items were stolen from a home in Marlborough.

The man has been detained in police custody while further enquiries are conducted.