Sign up to the free MyBury newsletter to get the best stories direct to your inbox A car owner was threatened with a large stick by two men attempting to steal vehicle parts in Prestwich.
Police were called to Milton Road just before 2.30pm on Monday (September 6). Officers say two men threatened a car owner before leaving the scene in a grey Volkswagen Golf, believed to be stolen.
Police patrolling in Cheetham Hill then spotted the car and began a pursuit. The vehicle was abandoned on Brickley Street and a man was detained following a foot chase.
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