Police in Totton have arrested a 15-year-old Southampton boy on suspicion of theft of motor vehicle.

The boy was also arrested on suspicion of driving without a licence, making off without payment and possession of a Class B controlled drug.

Hampshire police said the teenager was detained in Jessica Crescent, Totton, shortly after 9pm on Saturday, June 8.

A motorbike was reported stolen from Warburton Road, Southampton, earlier in the evening.

It was recovered and seized by officers at the time of the arrest.

The incident of making off without payment was reported at a service station on Winchester Road, Fair Oak. This is said to have happened earlier on Saturday evening.  

A police spokesperson said: "The boy has since been released on conditional police bail until Sunday, September 8, pending further enquiries."