People woke up to find up to 30 vehicles damaged and scratched in the street overnight.

Greater Manchester Police received a number of reports overnight on Tuesday, November 30 after a number of cars were scratched and damaged in Wigan. Police say they believe up to 30 cars were damaged in total on Darlington Street East, Chatham Street, Hardybutts, Hartley Avenue, and Karen Road.

Officers have said they're using "all resources available" to catch those responsible, and are now asking the public for their help.

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Chief Inspector Clare Anderson, from GMP’s Wigan district, said: “Criminal damage can feel like an incredibly personal crime, and I want people to know that we are utilising all of the resources available to us to locate the person who is responsible. I would urge anyone with information to please get in touch with us – no matter how small you may think it is – as it could greatly assist our investigation.”

You can report information to police by calling 101, or by visiting Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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