Woman arrested following attempt burglary in Rochdale
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Police were called around 9.30pm on Monday 28 February 2022 to Newlands Avenue, Rochdale to a report of a man with an axe.
Enquiries later established a man, wielding an axe, had been attempting to force entry to a property on the road.
Two people were sat in a vehicle nearby and witnessed the man attempting to gain entry and called the police.
Noticing them, the man then threatened the couple and asked them for money but they were able to hit him with the car door to distract him. The man in the car then chased the offender on foot but he fled the scene in a vehicle being driven by a woman.
The vehicle was later spotted at around 1.50am on St Mary's Gate, Rochdale and pursued by officers.
A 45-year-old woman was later arrested on suspicion of robbery and currently remains in custody.
Enquiries are ongoing to locate the outstanding male.
Anyone with information should contact police 0161 856 8680 or 101 quoting incident 2823 of 28/02/22. Alternatively, details can be passed via our LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk or via the independent charity, Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.