Police have explained why officers were seen in a Helston housing estate before taking someone away in a van yesterday.

It was after a number of police and a van were seen parked up next to the garages in the area of Trelawney Road and Charles Bassett Close on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers were then seen to arrest someone, who was placed in the back of the van.

Now Devon and Cornwall Police have given more details in to what took place, at around 2pm yesterday, and the reason for the arrest.

A force spokesperson on Thursday said: "A 31-year-old man from Helston was arrested on suspicion of breach of licence.

"He remains in police custody at this time."