Manchester

Arrest after superglue used on Heywood front doors and garages

Superglue and lock Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Police warned gluing locks was "extremely dangerous"

A man has been arrested on suspicion of supergluing shut the locks of 64 front doors and garages.

Properties were targeted in Marlor Court and the surrounding streets in Heywood, Greater Manchester, between Monday and Tuesday.

Greater Manchester Police said gluing locks was "extremely dangerous" and "caused a huge amount of distress to the victims".

The 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage.

Insp Andrew Fern said those targeted "worry how they would escape their home in the event of a fire or other emergency".

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