Four arrests over '100 burglaries' in Cheshire

Four people have been arrested in connection with 100 burglaries at homes across Cheshire over three months.

A 57-year-old woman, from Cheetham Hill, and two men aged 31 and 56 from Salford and Failsworth, have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit burglary.

A 50-year-old man who was in prison is also being questioned, police said.

Police said the arrests followed a "dramatic increase" in burglaries between October and December.

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