Appeal for witnesses to Handforth off-licence burglary

Officers from Macclesfield CID are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a burglary at an off-licence in Handforth.

Officers were called to reports of suspicious activity GoLocal Store on Plumley Road, Handforth around 2.20am on Monday 16 April

Four men had been spotted forcing entry into the store before stealing a quantity of cigarettes, alcohol and cash.

Detective Sergeant Angela Coppock said: “Investigations in relation to this incident are currently in the early stages and we are following a number of lines of enquiry.

“This incident has caused concern in the local community and we’re committed to doing all that we can to trace the people responsible.

“As part of the investigation I’m keen to hear from anyone who was in the local area at the time of this incident and believes that they may have seen anything suspicious.

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 37527. Information can also be passed anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

Two men have since been arrested by officers from Greater Manchester Police in relation to the incident. They are currently in police custody assisting officers with their enquiries.

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