POLICE have launched a crackdown on car crime following a wave of incidents.

Officers at Bolton Central Neighbourhood Policing Team have warned people to remove valuables from cars and to ensure vehicles are left securely.

The warning follows seven thefts from cars and four damaged vehicles since Wednesday, January 22.

The incidents have taken place around Willows Lane, Deane Church Lane and Wigan Road. Number plates, CDs, cash and a mobile phone have been stolen.

Two robbery suspects were arrested and were granted bail. People with information can call police on 101.