Suspected burglar from Sale arrested after seen jumping from window


Police responded to a burglary in progress on Wednesday (5th January). Officers from GMP Trafford South responded to reports of a burglary in progress on Brooklands road to assist officers from Wythenshawe police station

The suspect, named by police as Carl Leather of Conway road, Sale was arrested after he was seen jumping from a first floor window of the property in attempt to evade police officers.

Following a short foot pursuit through neighbouring gardens the suspect was eventually detained by officers and found to be in possession of jewellery taken from the property.


Mr Leather, who was previously jailed for 3 years for a burglary from an address in Sale in 2013 was remanded into custody to appear at Manchester magistrates today (06/01/2022) where he has been further remanded to Manchester Crown Court on 10/02/2022.



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