Greater Manchester Police arrests nine following burglary warrants
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Nine people have been arrested after officers executed eight warrants at properties in South Manchester and Stockport this morning (Tuesday 1 March 2022).
The males and females, between the ages of 15 and 40, have been arrested on suspicion of various burglary, drugs and fraud offences. They remain in custody for questioning.
The warrants were executed as part of an investigation into burglaries at homes in South Manchester and Stockport during which high-value vehicles were stolen.
A large quantity of cash and suspected drugs have been recovered. Searches and enquiries are ongoing.
Sergeant Graham Siddall, of GMP's South District Tasking Team, said: "Being the victim of a burglary is a really upsetting experience. We have the right to feel safe and know our belongings are safe, especially in our own homes.
"Whilst we have arrested a number of suspects, enquiries are ongoing and our fight against burglary continues whilst proactive teams focus on preventing and reducing this type of crime. Anyone with information should contact police or Crimestoppers, anonymously.
"This morning's action should build public trust and confidence that Greater Manchester Police is committed to investigating crimes whilst keeping people safe and caring for victims.
Greater Manchester Police can be contacted via gmp.police.uk or 101. In an emergency, always dial 999. Information about crime can also be shared anonymously via, the independent charity, Crimestoppers on 0800 555