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Police helicopter called out to trace burglary suspect in Lostock Hall

Posted on - 23rd August, 2017 - 10:13am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lostock Hall, News
Laburnum Avenue in Lostock Hall Pic: Google
Laburnum Avenue in Lostock Hall Pic: Google

Police are still hunting for a man after a suspected burglary and car chase in Lostock Hall.

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Residents were awoken by the sound of the police helicopter overhead during the early hours of Wednesday (23 August).

Lancashire Police were called to reports of a burglary in Laburnum Avenue, off Brownedge Road, at 1.30am.

Two men made off in an Audi and pulled out in-front of an unmarked police car.

They abandoned the car and police gave chase – catching and arresting one man.

Read more: This pub in Lostock Hall has seen a major makeover

NPAS Barton was called in to support the search but a second man is still at large.

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