THREE people have been arrested following a burglary on Canvey.

Police were contacted just before 12.40am this morning, Monday, February 10, with reports of a car being stolen from outside a house in Central Avenue.

Following an area search including the helicopter the vehicle, a silver Audi A2 was traced still on the island and pursued.

The occupants fled the car and police then arrested three in the area of Odessa Road and Marcoss Road.

An 18-year-old man from Canvey, a 16-year-old boy from Canvey and a 24-year-old man from Canvey were all arrested on suspicion of burglary.