TWO men have been arrested and were being interviewed after a car and a van were believed to be stolen.

Police carried out a major search in a business yard which is situated just off the A27 in Chichester as part of the investigation.

A spokesman for Sussex Police confirmed: “Two men, who are aged 29 and 25, have been arrested on suspicion of theft and handling stolen goods.

“They are currently in custody for interview and further enquiries.

“A car and a van, both believed stolen, were previously seized elsewhere and the search and investigations are ongoing.”