Man arrested after £200,000 of jewellery stolen in burglary
26.05.2023 - 09:07
A 40-year-old man has been arrested after a large quantity of jewellery worth approximately £200,000 was stolen from a business in Middleton.
Police say they were on patrol in the early hours of Thursday morning (May 25) when they were called to reports of two males forcing entry to a business near Middleton Way.
Officers have since recovered a 'substantial' amount of the stolen jewellery. A 40-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of burglary and was taken into police custody for questioning.
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Inspector Graham Cooke, of GMP Rochdale Neighbourhood Team, said: "Tackling burglary is a force priority for Greater Manchester Police and I hope the arrest today demonstrates that commitment.
"I would also urge anyone else who has been a victim of burglary to make a report so we can investigate."
You can make a report by calling 101 or via the LiveChat function on GMP's website: www.gmp.police.uk. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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