Manchester police on red alert after string of handbag robberies leave three women 'distressed and in anguish'
'Brutality beyond belief': Mum attacked with crowbar protecting children and elderly mother-in-law in Gorton robbery
I'll bust a cap in you: 'Gun-toting' teens grab terrified Oldham woman by hair during late night betting shop raid
Gay sex hotspot mugging gone wrong: 'Petty criminal' drowned in Manchester canal after attempted robbery of pair
Feckless Stretford robber brandishes gun to get ONE POUND off beer – but then pays and leaves change for charity
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Burglary and robbery rates plummet in Bolton – but police warn residents to avoid being victims over Christmas