Little Hulton

Police have increased their patrols in Little Hulton following a shooting in the area last week and an “increase in violent incidents”.

A section 60 was put in place yesterday (June 5) and will be in place till 4pm today (June 6).

Under Section 60, officers have extra powers to stop and search people in a defined area within the specific times listed.

At around 9.30pm on Sunday evening (May 26) police received reports of a suspected firearms discharge at a property on Aspinall Crescent.

Little Hulton
Image of the Aspinall Crescent Estate in Little Hulton from Google Maps.

Emergency services attended and a 20-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Since the incident, detectives have arrested two men in their 20s on suspicion of attempt murder. The two men have since been bailed.

This is an ongoing investigation with more outstanding suspects identified. Police say intelligence gathered in the local area “has identified an increase in violent incidents.”

Officers have deployed a section 60 to cover Mort Lane Railway Bridge towards Hilton Lane, Ellesmere Street, Ridgard Street, Eastham Way, Cleggs Lane, Old Lane, Captain Fold, Manchester Road, Kenyon Way, Armitage Avenue to Mort Lane.

Superintendent Shan Nasim of GMP’s Salford district, said: “Extra patrol officers both on foot and in cars have been deployed around the local area. If you have any concerns about this incident our officers will be happy to provide reassurance and listen to any of your queries.

“We are acting upon every piece of intelligence received. If there is any information you might have that could assist in this investigation, I would urge you to get in touch.

“If you have any information that could assist our investigation, whether it be CCTV footage, doorbell footage, photos, we ask that you report it to us directly by contacting us on 101 quoting log number 3266 26/5/2024.

“You can also report information via or through the independent charity Crimestoppers – anonymously – on 0800 555 111.”

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