Operation Acquire is a proactive operation that specifically focusses on neighbourhood crime force wide. Each district in Greater Manchester has their own dedicated team of officers that proactively seek and arrest criminals.
At approximately 2.15pm yesterday (Tuesday 28 November 2023) emergency services were alerted to the presence of two males who had entered the water at Crank Wood canal, Abram, and came into difficulty.
Following an investigation by Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) Stockport Division Domestic Abuse Team, Robert Coupe (DOB: 12 December 1996) of South Reddish in Stockport appeared at Minshull Street Crown Court today (27 November 2023) and was jailed for a year and 10 months.
The pursuit came to an end when the BMW X5 collided with a crash barrier on the M60, travelling at almost 90mph, resulting in the vehicle rolling through the air and landing on its roof. Police searched the vehicle, finding large quantities of class A drugs and a knife, and vehicle checks showed the car to be stolen.