Crime

Youth arrested in Sale in stolen car after tip off…

By Peter Trollope at

Aseventeen year old youth  has been arrested in Sale after a tip off from a member of the public,

A GMP spokesman said: ”Officers from @GMPSale responded to a report of suspicious circumstances in the Walton Road area of Sale at 3pm Monday.  A white Vauxhall Zafira was seen by a resident leaving the area with three people in the vehicle wearing balaclavas, having been seen checking out houses on the street.

“Officers quickly located the Zafira and followed it to where it was abandoned in a small cul-de-sac, the occupants making off. The Zafira was found to be a stolen vehicle on false registration plates. One of the occupants, a 17 year old male, was detained and is currently under investigation for his involvement in the incidents. This incident began due to a member of the public’s vigilance.”