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Police are appealing for information after a car and house were damaged in Leigh. 

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At around 2.30am on Thursday 28 June 2018, police were called to Malham Close in Leigh to reports of criminal damage. 

Officers attended and found that a hammer had been thrown at the window of a house and paint had been poured on a car parked outside. 

No-one was injured and enquiries are ongoing. 

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident. 

Detective Sergeant Neil Lawless, from GMP’s Wigan Borough, said:


“I appreciated that this incident happened on a quiet residential street in the middle of the night but I would still urge anyone that saw anything suspicious in the area to please contact police. 

“We are treating this as a targeted attack and are working to piece together the exact circumstances surrounding the incident. 

“We have released a CCTV image of a man we would like to speak to in connection with this attack and would appeal directly to him to get in touch with us.” 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 1828 or 101 quoting incident number 229 of 28/06/2018 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 


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