A GROUP of four or five men fled the scene after attempting to ram through the doors of a shop in Prestwich.

Police were called to reports of a burglary at around 11.30pm last night to the Superdrug store on Poppythorn Lane, off Bury New Road.

After arriving at the scene they found a black Citroen C3 which had slammed into the front shutter of the shop.

Police believed four or five men got out of the car before fleeing the scene in a second vehicle, a black Citroen C4.

The crashed car was recovered for forensic examination.

No arrests have been made and nothing was stolen.

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 8172 quoting incident number 2503 of 11/04/19.

Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.