Appeal after attempted burglary

POLICE have issued an appeal to trace a man in connection with an attempted burglary.

Friday, 19th February 2016, 1:14 pm
Updated Friday, 19th February 2016, 2:30 pm
CCTV footage of a man wanted in connection with attempted distraction burglary

At 9am on February 15, a man knocked on the door at Travellers Rest, in Newton Road, Lowton, and told the cleaner than his wife had lost a bracelet and he wanted to look for it.

As the staff member was distracted another man snuck in through the back door and searched the pub.

Nothing was taken.

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A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said they were surveying CCTV. Both men were wearing dark clothes and dark gloves.

If anyone has information call police on 101, quoting 781 15/02/16.