A MAN has been arrested following a burglary in Westhoughton.

Justin Adamson, 42, was arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning (Wednesday, December 23).

Adamson was charged with burglary and remanded in custody.

He was due to appear before magistrates this morning (Thursday, December 24).

Adamson also remains under investigation for other offences.

The charge relate to a burglary which occurred on December 13 this year at Green Fold Lane in Westhoughton.

The offender entered the house via the front door of the property before stealing car keys.