Man taken into custody on leaving hospital as police continue investigating major disturbance after burglary in Wigan

A man has been taken into custody immediately after leaving hospital as police continue to investigate a major incident at a house in Wigan.

Monday, 17th June 2019, 8:03 am
Updated Monday, 17th June 2019, 9:03 am
Police at the scene on Wellfield Road in Beech Hill

The 51-year-old man, who had been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent or causing grievous bodily harm with intent, was detained by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) after his treatment was finished.

He was one of six people arrested by police who were called to reports of a disturbance following an aggravated burglary at an address on Wellfield Road in Beech Hill on Sunday afternoon.

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Police at the scene on Wellfield Road in Beech Hill

The six suspects are now all in cells being questioned.

A 43-year-old man remains in a critical condition in hospital.

The property remained taped off on Monday morning and police were still at the scene.