POLICE have arrested a 61-year-old man from the Wimborne area of Dorset in connection with the theft of a motorhome worth an estimated £28,000.

The motorhome had been stolen from a property in Taunton, on June 18.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "Officers from Dorset Police arrested the man earlier this week as part of a pre-planned operation and the stolen motorhome was recovered along with other suspected stolen property totalling an estimated value of £45k to £50k.

"The man has been released under investigation while our enquiries continue."