DETECTIVES investigating a spate of walk-in thefts at Fleet have arrested a youth and seized a silver cigarette case and other items.

They believe the property, which also includes a Zippo lighter and several pairs of gold plated cufflinks, were stolen in the area.The officers are keen to hear from the losers. "The cigarette case is engraved and could well be of sentimental value," said a CID spokesman.Anyone wishing to claim the items should contact DC Leighton Thomas, of Aldershot burglary squad, on 0845 045 45 45. Claimants will have to provide proof of ownership.