RESIDENTS in the Bromley Cross and Egerton areas have been warned about a spate of burglaries.

Police reported that there were nine burglaries in the area from April 24 to 26, at properties between Cox Green Road and Egerton House.

Homeowners have been advised to make sure their properties are secure, as most of the incidents were at houses and sheds with unlocked doors or windows, and to report any suspicious behaviour.

Officers on the GMP Bolton North Facebook page said: "Can we ask anyone with CCTV to check overnight footage for anyone trying door handles or anything that looks suspicious.

"Don't feel like you're pestering, we are after any information relating to whoever these people are that are committing these crimes. Clothes, vehicles, you name it, we're after it."

Anyone with information can call Bolton North police station on 0161 856 5761.