Police arrested three Southampton men near the scene of an attempted burglary in Ferndown in the early hours of this morning.

The Smen were arrested by armed officers from Hampshire Police following the attempted burglary at a commercial premises in Ferndown around 4am.

They were apprehended in Library Road, Ferndown, as part of a joint operation between Dorset and Hampshire Police.

All three suspects were tonight in custody in Dorset.