Mug­gings spree in park

Manchester Evening News - - NEWS -

PO­LICE have stepped up pa­trols in a park in Stret­ford fol­low­ing a spate of mug­gings.

The pub­lic have been warned to stick to il­lu­mi­nated path­ways in Long­ford Park af­ter four rob­beries in a month.

Two of them took place at night close to the ath­let­ics track, of­fi­cers said.

In a post on the GMP Traf­ford North Face­book page, a spokesman wrote: “We have in­creased pa­trols in the area at night.”

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