Home of Paul Ologbose burgled a day after his death as we appeal for information
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We're appealing for information following a burglary at the home of a man from Leigh who died on Sunday.
Sometime between 5pm and 11pm on Monday evening (24 January 2022), a property on Kenilworth Drive, Leigh, was broken into with the unknown offenders searching the property before fleeing.
Officers have since identified the property as being the home of 57-year-old Paul Ologbose, who tragically died on Sunday (23 January 2022) following an assault in which he was punched outside the Higher Fold Sports and Social Club, Kensington Drive, Leigh.
Chief Superintendent Emily Higham, of GMPs Wigan district said: "This incident has come at a terribly sad time for Paul's family so soon after his death and we are determined to track down whoever is responsible for breaking into his home.
"We know the area in which Paul lived is a very tight knit community and we would urge anyone with the smallest of information or any witnesses to please contact police as soon as possible, as you may be able to help us identify the offenders and get justice for Paul's family.
"I'd also like to appeal to anyone with doorbell cameras or CCTV in the area to please have a look at any footage you may have from yesterday that may help with our investigation."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Wigan and Leigh CID on 01618567094, quoting log 130 of the 25th January 2022.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.