Four arrested for robbery after joint operation by Lancashire and Greater Manchester police

Lancashire and Greater Manchester police teamed up today to arrest four robbery suspects.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 5:06 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd April 2021, 6:22 pm
Moss Bank Way, Bolton
Moss Bank Way, Bolton

Officers stopped a car being followed from Lancashire using a "stinger".

The operation ended near Moss Bank Way, Bolton, today (Friday) and also involved the police helicopter to track the suspects after they fled.

GMP Traffic police tweeted: "Fantastic join effort between ourselves and @LancsRoadPolice.

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"This afternoon Yaris stolen by means of robbery followed by Lancs Tac Ops into Bolton.

"Stung by #ME11 near Moss Bank Way. Following abandonment occupants tracked by @NPASNorthWest.

"Four detained for robbery."