Three men have been charged following a number of burglaries in Bolton


Aiden Thompson, 18, of no fixed abode, who has been charged with four burglaries. 

Malcolm Brocklehurst, 38, of no fixed abode, who has been charged with three burglaries. 

Andrew Knowles, 38, of no fixed abode, has been charged with one burglary. 

These charges relate to an investigation into burglaries in Bolton town centre in March 2023. 

They have been remanded in custody and will appear at Wigan and Leigh magistrates court tomorrow (17/3/2023).

Police Sergeant Sarah Dixon of Bolton’s Neighbourhood Priority Crime Team (NPCT) said: “Investigating burglaries is a priority for Greater Manchester Police, we will continue to take a proactive approach to this kind of crime in our communities. 

“We will continue to work hard to fight crime and reduce the amount of burglaries, both personal and business, in Bolton.

Any information from the public relating to these types of offences assists us greatly, so I strongly urge anyone who has been the victim of a crime to report it to GMP via 101 or online via”

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