Man arrested as part of ongoing investigation into Oldham carjackings
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On Wednesday 2 March officers from GMP's Oldham district executed a warrant at an address on High Barn Street, Oldham as part of an ongoing investigation into four carjacking incidents that occurred between 21 and 22 February across Oldham.
A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of robbery. He currently remains in custody.
The incidents occurred on Yorkshire Street and Derker tram stop car park area on Monday 21 February and Ashton Road East, Failsworth and Ashton Road, Oldham on Tuesday 22 February.
An investigation remains ongoing and detectives are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch with police.
Detective Inspector Richard Arthern of GMP's Oldham district, said: "Nobody should be made to feel unsafe in their community and robbery is a heinous offence that can leave a long lasting negative impact on the lives of those who fall victim to it.
"Hopefully yesterday's arrest demonstrates that GMP is committed to tackling serious crime and removing dangerous individuals from our streets.
"Our investigation very much remains ongoing into these incidents and I would encourage anyone with information about recent carjacking incidents in the area to get in touch with us."
Anyone with information can contact police on 0161 856 8915 or 0161 856 9080.
Details can also be passed via 101 or via our LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk.
Alternatively, details can be submitted via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.