Two people were arrested while 14 were stopped and searched amid a wide ranging police crackdown.

Officers were on patrol in Little Hulton and the surrounding area, targeting what they call “high crime areas” on the evening of Tuesday May 28.

They have now reported the full range of arrested and actions they took.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: “Last night your Neighbourhood Policing team were very busy out and about in Little Hulton, Walkden and Worsley targeting anti-social behaviour hotspots and high crime areas.”

They added: “Plus normal crime progressions, CCTV enquiries, the team are on again tonight covering the same areas.”

As well as the two arrests, police also carried out 14 stop and searches, two vehicle searches and received three intelligence submission for suspected drug dealing.

Over the course of the night, they were out patrolling Little Hulton District Centre, Walkden Ellesmere Shopping Centre, Boothstown Standfield Centre.

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They were also out patrol around Kenyon Terrace and Kenyon Fields and on Peel Park in Little Hulton.

Anyone with any information or concerns can call police on 101 or 999 in the event of an emergency.

Alternatively, witnesses can call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.