POLICE are looking for a man who broke into a home and stole a woman's clothes - after trying them on in the garden.

Sometime between 2am and 2.40am on Sunday, July 29, the clothing was stolen from a home on Brambling Way, Lowton.

The offender tried a number of the items on in the garden and it is also believed that he touched himself inappropriately.

A man – who was seen on the roof – was challenged by an occupant of the house, but ran off.

Stolen clothes were later recovered from the garden.

Detective Constable Andrew Partington said: “This is an unusual incident that has understandably distressed the home’s occupants.

“We believe this crime was potentially sexually-motivated and it’s important that we find the individual responsible.

“Were you in the area at the time and saw someone acting strangely? If so, please get in touch with police.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 8567225 quoting incident 330 of 29/07/18 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.