Police seek information on wanted men

Wanted - Martin O'Neill
Wanted - Martin O'Neill

POLICE in Wigan are hunting three men wanted in connection with separate offences in the borough.

Martin Sydney O’Neill, 27, left, from Wigan, was released from prison on licence on July 3, having served a jail sentence for a burglary in Staffordshire in April 2011 but his licence was revoked on 27 September after he breached its conditions.

He is also wanted in connection with an aggravated car theft on August 17 in the Wigan area and for criminal damage in Ince. Greater Manchester Police confirmed he has links in Wigan.

Lee David Wright, 30, from Bickershaw, was released from prison on licence on September 24 having been jailed for a burglary in August.

His licence was revoked on October 4 because he breached the conditions of his licence.

He has links with the Abraham and Hindley areas.

Police are still looking for Robert Gordon Smith, 41, from Wigan, who is wanted in connection with a section 18 assault and breach of restraining order.

Between 10.15pm and 10.30pm on Friday August 23, a 22-year-old man left The Oak pub on Belle Green Lane in Higher Ince where he was approached by two men.

The two men told him a friend was looking for him and he walked in an address on Belle Green Lane, he was approached by a man inside who attacked him with a knife.

Smith has connections in Wigan, Hindley and Bolton areas of Greater Manchester.

Anyone with information on the where-abouts of any of these offenders, should contact police on 0161 856 5306 or independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.