A SOUTHAMPTON man has been arrested following a break-in at a convenience store.

Just before 5am yesterday officers were called to reports of a burglary at the Tesco Express shop in Brookley Road, Brockenhurst.

A police spokesman said: "Entry to the shop had been forced via the front door.

"Shortly afterwards, officers arrested a 28-year-old man following a single vehicle collision in Sandy Lane, Lyndhurst.

"The man, from Southampton, was arrested on suspicion of burglary. He is currently in police custody."

Anyone with information can call police on 101, quoting the crime reference number 44190349917.