Two youths have been arrested after a spate of motorbike thefts in Horwich.

Officers made the arrests this morning, Thursday, December 7.

They both remain in custody on suspicion of theft of motor vehicles while they are interviewed regarding the offences.

Enquiries are ongoing while more information is gathered.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Bolton West said: “The Horwich team have this morning (December 7) arrested two juveniles on suspicion of theft of motor vehicles, following a spate of motorbike thefts in the Horwich area.

“Both are in police custody to be interviewed about the offences.

“Enquiries are ongoing, and we will update further when possible.”

Anyone who needs to report a crime is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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