Man arrested after £250k and high-value tech found following Salford Amazon depot theft

Salford Amazon Depot theft
A search of the property revealed multiple tech products and around £250k in cash. Credit: GMP

Detectives have arrested man on suspicion of theft and money laundering after a "significant" number of high tech goods vanished from an Amazon warehouse in Salford.

Officers received a report of theft from an Amazon distribution centre in Little Hulton on Wednesday 4 August.

Items which were reported missing included a large amount of high-value tech and mobile phones.

High-tech products seized include expensive Apple devices. Credit: GMP

A man was arrested the day after the report was made on suspicion of theft and money laundering.

The man in his 30s has since been released on bail pending further investigation and inquiries. 

An in-depth search of the property revealed multiple tech products and around a quarter of a million pounds in cash.

Enquiries remain ongoing. Credit: GMP

Detective Superintendent Christopher Bridge of GMP's Bolton district, said: "Thanks to the cooperation from Amazon throughout the investigation, our officers were swiftly able to arrest one male in connection with the theft and this is a prime example of some excellent and supportive partnership work.