Three youths caught on CCTV in Wigan stealing parcels from Amazon delivery van

Three youths were caught on CCTV stealing sweets, chocolates and a tyre wrench from a delivery van.

CCTV operators saw three young people taking four parcels from the back of an Amazon delivery van on Greenough Street, Scholes on Tuesday, August 2.

The staff members alerted nearby police officers and were able to direct them to the suspects – two of whom were arrested, while the third one got away.

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The two youths arrested were later interviewed by police and admitted their parts in the theft.

PC McCoombes, of Greater Manchester Police’s Wigan West team, said: “The juveniles have since been dealt with by way of an out of court disposal which includes a formal caution and restorative work.

"The property, including four parcels, contained a kilogram bag of Jelly Babies, chocolates, some biscuits and a tyre wrench.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police on 101.