Man arrested after break in at Sunderland funeral home

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A MAN has been arrested over two burglaries in Sunderland.

The first happened between 4pm on Friday and 1pm on Sunday at Manor House Funerals in Sea Road, Sunderland.

The thief broke in through the back of the premises and stole cash from inside.

The second burglary happened on Sunday at 2.35pm at Ludanos Pizza in nearby Roker Avenue.

An intruder got into the property’s backyard but failed to get into the premises.

A 43-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and is helping police with their inquiries.