Pair hospitalised after early morning robbery

Police incident
Police incident

Two people were taken to hospital following a robbery at a Wigan address in the early hours of the morning.

At around 4.10am on Thursday, police were called to reports of a robbery on Sturton Avenue in Marus Bridge.

A 41-year-old woman and 56-year-old man were taken to hospital where they were treated for minor injuries.

Later a 41-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and remains in police custody for questioning.

Enquiries are ongoing to find the offender, and anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 234 of March 16 2017 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.