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Police appeal for further information to incidents in New Mills and Hayfield

Posted on 8th October 2018

Officers are appealing to the public for more information to help their investigations into several incidents in Hayfield, New Mills and the Greater Manchester area.

On Tuesday, September 11, at around 4.45pm, police were called to a house on The Glade, Hayfield after a report that two teenagers had entered a garage where a motorbike was stored.

A 33-year-old man, who was at home at the time, heard their voices and challenged the intruders. The teenagers ran off. They were described as being in their mid to late teens and wearing dark clothing.

A further incident took place where three teenagers took a bicycle from the porch of a property in New Mills Road, Hayfield. The owner and another member of the public chased after the trio and the bike was abandoned.

One man aged 18 and two boys aged 16 and 17 were arrested in connection with these incidents and released under investigation.

Officers are urging anyone in the local area who witnessed these incidents or has any information and haven’t yet contacted officers, please get in touch. In particular, we would like to speak to anyone with CCTV, photographs or anyone who may have seen any similar suspicious activity on that day or previously.

If you have any information which may assist with our enquiries, please call 101 and quote the reference number 18000434764.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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