POLICE are warning gangs responsible for a spate of distraction burglaries in Manchester could target homes in Warrington.

Officers say pensioners are falling victims to burglaries where intruders claim to be from a utility company before ransacking homes.

There has been a recent increase in south Manchester, and officials Cheshire Police say they could soon move into the area.

Officers are warning residents not to let anyone into your home who does not have ID, or an appointment.

To report anything suspicious call police on 101.