"NUMEROUS" reports of anti-social behaviour have been reported in Tonge Fold and The Haulgh in recent weeks.

Police statistics from October 2 and 15 released to the Tonge Fold Neighbourhood Watch found there was a "low reported crime rate" for the scheme area.

But there have been "numerous reports of anti-social behaviour that the local officers are aware of and are looking in to".

Meanwhile, two burglaries were reported.

On Skipton Street in Tonge Fold, between midnight and 9am on October 4, offenders entered a property through an open door.

There was damage caused to a TV but nothing appeared to be stolen.

And between October 4 and 6 on Horsa Street, burglars smashed a rear window to enter a property.

The house was then ransacked.

Shoes were stolen and two TVs were smashed.

There were no other burglaries or thefts from motor vehicles reported but one vehicle was stolen.

At Edditch Grove in Tonge Fold, between midnight and 11.30am on October 13, a motorcycle was stolen from a front garden.

Tonge Neighbourhood Watch Scheme release the figures to alert residents about crime in their area.

A spokesman added: "The figures we get every two weeks are very useful to neighbourhoods.

"They can show peaks in certain crimes and therefore enable residents to focus on crime prevention in their own homes to help reduce the likelihood of being victims themselves."

If you have any information about any of the crimes contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.