A 49-year-old male from Manchester was arrested in Styal at midday on Sunday, 13th August, on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle.
The male has since been released under investigation whilst further enquiries are carried out.
A locked and unattended vehicle which was parked in the car park near Oak Cottages in Styal was broken into between 9am and 11am on Saturday, 12th August.
A duck egg blue clutch bag, containing a small amount of cash and mobile phone along with some personal photographs was stolen.
Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101. Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.