THE police have arrested two men after a burglary in Athersley.

Officers were called to reports of a two-in-one burglary in Athersley, Barnsley where it's believed that a motor vehicle and electrical items including an iPad, laptop and mobile phone were stolen overnight.

The owners of the iPad had previously downloaded a tracking system onto the device, which successfully led officers to the electrical items.

A 46-year-old man and a 47-year-old man both from Athersley have been arrested on suspicion of burglary.