Three Rochdale men charged with vehicle thefts in Greater Manchester and Cheshire

Date published: 16 May 2022

Three Rochdale men will appear in court today (Monday 16 May), charged with stealing vehicles with an estimated value of around £730,000.

They – plus a man from Oldham and a man from Longsight – will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court, charged with conspiracy to steal and going equipped.

Michael Andrews, 32; John Langley, 28; Shaun Arif Andrews, 28; all of Rochdale, Faizal Hussain, 28, of Oldham, and Nazish Shakeel, 28, of Longsight, have all been remanded into custody ahead of the court appearances.

They were arrested by officers from GMP's Tactical Vehicle Intercept Unit on 13 May 2022 with the investigation carried out by officers from GMP's Trafford district.

The offences involving the thefts of Ranger Rovers are alleged to have happened across the Greater Manchester and Cheshire areas between 18 April and 13 May 2022.

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