Three men were arrested after a house burglary in Withdean yesterday afternoon (March 9), where £600 cash and a quantity of jewellery was taken.
But after three men were seen getting into a car close to the incident on Glen Rise, officers, supported by a police helicopter, followed the vehicle and detained three men at a premises in Hove.
A bag containing items believed to have been stolen in the raid was also recovered.
A 35-year-old man of no fixed address and a 31-year-old man and a 30-year-old man, both from Brighton, have been arrested on suspicion of burglary.
They are currently in police custody awaiting interview by detectives.
Anyone suspecting a burglary may be taking place or about to be committed should always dial 999 and ask for police immediately.
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