A youth has been arrested for the January break-in to Scottish singer Susan Boyle’s home in Blackburn.

Boyle returned home in January 26 after laying vocals down for the Haiti charity single "Everybody Hurts” to find the 16-year-old in her home.

The young man fled the scene when Boyle entered the house.

"A 16-year-old youth has been arrested and charged in connection with a theft that happened at a property in Yule Terrace, Blackburn, on January 26,” said the Lothian and Borders Police

"He will now be subject to a report to the Children’s Reporter."