Six men were arrested after an attempted burglary in Cheshire East.
The incident took place during the early hours of Tuesday morning on Orchard Place, Sandbach.
The group were allegedly caught on CCTV and fled before being arrested at junction 17 of the M6 motorway.
A Cheshire Police spokesman said: “In the early hours of Tuesday morning six males were arrested for an attempted burglary on Orchard Place.
“The offenders were caught on CCTV which alerted the occupants.
“The Roads Policing Team stopped and arrested the offenders at J17 of the M6.”