A MAN has been arrested in connection with a burglary in Cheshire.

The man was arrested this morning, (Thursday, May 6) when officers from Cheshire Constabulary and Greater Manchester Police conducted three warrants at addresses in Wythenshawe and Sharston.

The man 24-year-old man from Wythenshawe was arrested on suspicion of burglary in relation to an incident at an address in Handforth in December 2020.

He is currently in police custody being questioned by officers.

Chief Inspector David Moores, Head of Macclesfield Local Policing Unit, said: “This morning’s raids were carried out as part of operation Hunted and form part of our continued efforts to tackle organised crime.

“The investigation has been led by detectives here at Macclesfield Beat Initiative Team, and relates to an incident at an address in Handforth in December 2020 during which a high value vehicle was stolen.

“I hope that this morning’s arrest provide reassurance to our communities, demonstrating that we are committed to doing all we can to tackle this type of criminality.

“I also hope that it acts as a warning to other offenders who are thinking about coming to Cheshire to commit crime.”