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At around 11.45pm yesterday (Saturday 22 August) officers were alerted to a vehicle that had been reported as stolen travelling along Wellington Road, Heaton Chapel, Stockport.
Officers, alongside the National Police Air Service, were deployed to track and follow the vehicle which culminated in the vehicle being stung on Didsbury Road close to the junction of Kingsway.
The occupants of the vehicle fled the scene on foot but all four men were swiftly detained.
Four males, aged between 17 and 21, were arrested on suspicion of burglary. They all remain in custody for questioning.
A grey Hyundai Ioniq that had been reported stolen on Thursday 5 August from the Wythenshawe area was also recovered.
Enquiries are ongoing.
Chief Inspector Danny O'Neil of GMP's City of Manchester division, said: "Thanks to the swift deployment of officers and excellent partnership work between teams and NPAS we were able to quickly detain four men and recover a vehicle that had previously been reported stolen to us.
"This is a positive result for GMP and I hope sends a clear message to anyone involved or considering this type of criminality. Our main priority is keeping our communities safe and protected and if we suspect you to be involved in such activity we will do our utmost to ensure you are located and face the appropriate justice.
"Although we have multiple people in custody for questioning our investigation will remain ongoing and I would encourage anyone with information, or dash-cam footage, to contact police on 101 quoting incident 3631 of 21/08/21."
Details can also be passed via our online LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk or via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.