/ Two released under investigation after Wigan burglaries

Two men have been released under investigation after a string of burglaries in Wigan.

Within the space of two hours – beginning at 1am on Friday 7 September – police received six reports relating to burglary and motor vehicle crime.

The offences happened in the Orrell and Worsley Mesnes area.

Two men, aged 34 and 20, were arrested on suspicion of burglary but have since been released under investigation pending further investigation.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 7259 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. If a crime is happening or it is an emergency, call 999.

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