There was a heavy police presence in the village today as a search was underway for a man who jumped out of a window of the first floor of 17 London Road, which is occupied by four businesses.
Police were called to an alarm activation at office on London Road at 10.32am on Sunday, 16th February
The intruder gained access to the office building by breaking in, which raised an initial alarm. He then tried to access another office, setting off another alarm. When a police officer arrived, the man was on the premises made his way into the Worldwide Escapes office where was he cornered. He then the broke a glass window, jumped out and ran off.
A spokesperson for Worldwide Escapes said "The police responded extremely quickly and Worldwide Escapes, apart from a broken door and window, was untouched."
Police then carried out a search of the area assisted by the police helicopter and search dog. Following the search, officers arrested a 40-year-old man from Rhyl in a back garden of a property on Congleton Road at about 12.30pm and recovered property believed to be stolen.
Police spokesperson said "The suspect was taken to hospital to be treated for serious injuries. With such cases the incident is referred to the IOPC as a matter of course."