Officers responded to a report of a male climbing through a window eralier today (Saturday)at an address on Spen Road in West Park.
PC Scott, who is only on his second day as a Police Officer, located the male and arrested him on suspicion of Burglary.
They said on Facebook: "Officers were quickly in the area and located the suspect thanks to a fantastic description from members of the public.
"The suspect was also shown as wanted on Recall to prison and will go straight back to jail after our investigation.
"A huge thank you to the members of the public who reported the male and called us on 999."