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Appeal following arson in Bury

Posted by Admin - Fri 2nd February 2018 3.40PM

Police are appealing for information after a Porsche was found burnt out on a driveway in Bury.

Shortly before 1am on Thursday February 1st, police were called to Manchester Road after it was reported that a car had been set on fire.

In the early hours of the morning, someone approached the car and used a brick to break the rear window, before setting it alight.

Emergency services attended and extinguished the fire.

Detective Constable Andrew Beanland of GMP’s Bury borough, said: “While we believe this was an isolated incident, we need witnesses to come forward and help us piece together exactly what happened, and who is responsible.

“If you live in the area and heard a disturbance in the early hours of Thursday morning, or have information that could help with our investigation, please contact police. “

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 8181 or 101, quoting incident number 68 of 01/02/18. Reports can also be made anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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