A MAN has been arrested after a burglary of a Swindon snooker club.

Police responded to an intruder alarm going off at Jesters Snooker Club in Greenbridge Road on Friday morning.

They arrived to find the door smashed and two men running off towards Marlowe Avenue.

Officers detained and searched one of the men who had a large charity box full of cash.

They arrested the 36-year-old on suspicion of burglary and taken to Gablecross custody for further questioning. Enquiries are ongoing to locate the second man.

Insp Louis McCoy said: “We are conducting further enquiries in relation to this incident this morning including an extensive scope of CCTV opportunities.

"We would urge anyone who may have been passing the area, especially those who may have a dash cam fitted to their vehicle, to get in touch.”

Call 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.