Two men and a teenager have been arrested in connection with the burglary of a salon in Manchester
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Police were called just before 7pm on Wednesday 29 December to reports of three men acting suspiciously behind a hair salon on Moston Lane in Manchester.
Officers attended, and one of the men ran from the scene towards Hinde Street in the direction of officers, and was detained. A further two men were detained by officers inside the premises.
A 28 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of Burglary and remains in custody for questioning.
A 24-year-old man and 17-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of burglary, and remain in custody for questioning.
Following searches, a small amount of loose change believed to have been taken from petty cash has also been recovered.
Inspector Anthony Bleakley from GMP's City of Manchester District said: "Burglary is an intrusive crime and we will not tolerate it in our communities.
"I hope these arrests send a strong message that for every burglary reported to ourselves, we are prepared to take robust action to fight this high impact crime - and every report will be investigated - utilising a full range of assets from across the force including our forensic teams, to identify offenders where possible and deliver crime prevention advice as well as support victims affected by this type of criminality.
"But we rely on you the public to tell us what is happening - so if you see something that doesn't look quite right, get in touch with police. You can do so either via LiveChat on our website www.gmp.police.uk, or call 101. Always call 999 in an emergency. Thank you."
Top tips to prevent being burgled
Put your burglar alarm on at night-time and when you go out
Lock all windows and doors
Use a timer to switch lights on to give the impression someone is at home
Don’t leave valuables on show
Make valuable items traceable. Photograph your property and register it free of charge at www.immobilise.com
Keep an eye out in your neighbourhood, and report anything suspicious to police