Suspected stolen car burnt out in Wigan back street

Firefighters were called when a car believed to have been stolen was set alight.

By Gaynor Clarke
Sunday, 22nd May 2022, 8:07 am

The Volkswagen Golf was found in a back street off Prospect Street, Tyldesley, shortly after 1.40am on Sunday.

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Crews from Atherton fire station attended to put out the blaze, but the vehicle was completely burnt out and the flames spread to a neighbouring fence.

Firefighters were called to the car in the early hours

Police were called to investigate as the car was thought to have been stolen.

Anyone with information about the vehicle can phone police on 101.