A 26-year-old man has been arrested after being accused of stealing a car in Bolton

The man was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and fraud after Greater Manchester Police officers responded to reports of a stolen car on Wednesday, February, 7. 

Police say the vehicle was stolen in Breightmet and recovered by officers in Darcy Lever four days on Sunday, February 11.

The man remains in custody for questioning.

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A spokesperson for GMP Bolton North said: "A man has been arrested after a car was stolen in Breightmet.

"On Wednesday, February 7, officers from the Bolton North Neighbourhood Team attended reports of a car being stolen from Bury Road in Breightmet.

"The vehicle was located by officers on Sunday, February 11 in the Darcy Lever area.

"This morning (Saturday), officers have arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and fraud.

"He remains in police custody for questioning."