Police have fired a warning after a "spike" in burglaries in recent weeks.

There has been a rise in burglaries at homes in the Redvales area and residents have been asked to be "vigilant" and keep their properties secure.

Officers have stepped up "high visibility patrols" during "peak times".

On Tuesday, a Bury police spokesperson said: "In recent weeks we have seen a spike in residential burglaries in the Redvales area of the Bury district.

"There will be increased high visibility patrols in the area during the peak times.

"Remember to be vigilant and keep your home secure."

Meanwhile, a stolen car has been recovered in Bury.

Two police community service officers (PCSO) found the red car, which had been reported stolen, on Wash Lane on Monday.

The car is now being examined for forensic evidence.

The car which has been foundThe car which has been found (Image: Greater Manchester Police)

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No arrests have been reported. 

A police spokesperson said: "On Monday, June 24, Moorside PCSOs Deakin and Fox discovered an outstanding stolen vehicle around Wash Lane, Bury.

"Vehicle has since been recovered for a full forensic examination."