Surrey Police said they had arrested a teenager after responding to the attempted theft of a car in Epsom on Monday night (May 18).

An unknown Epsom resident confronted two men who were reportedly attempting to steal a car from their property, Surrey's Road Policing Unit (RPU) said.

The men fled the scene but one, a 17-year-old, was later arrested in connection with the incident.

"Officers responded to reports of two men trying to steal an Audi from a driveway in Epsom on Monday night.

"The owner challenged (the) two men who ran off.

"A 17 year-old boy was later arrested and has been released under investigation as enquiries are ongoing. 45200051370