Swinton Police Station Were Peter Flanagan Is Being Held
A Salford man Peter Flanagan who rightfully defended and fought off four burglar as they attempted to break down the door of his property, Is still being held in Police custody for Murder.
RWB previously reported on the early hours of Thursday 23rd June how the Mr Flanagan of Ethel Avenue, Pendlebury disturbed a gang who were making an attempt to unlawfully gain access to his property a scuffle broke out and one of the culprits was stabbed and later died in hospital.
Greater Manchester Police arrested three of the Flanagan family as the other attempted buglers fled. Two of the three who was arrest was Neil Flanagan and his girlfriend who have been released with no further action taken, The Police still have the respected father Peter in custody and have been granted a further 36 hours for questioning.
The stabbed male was a prolific offender and well known to the Police, John Leonard Bennell 27, from Hyde. It was reported Mr Bennell was already on bail for a similar offence he committed earlier in the month.
RWB correspondents spoke to Gary Tumulty Salford BNP Organiser who said “At the end of the day, Prolific offenders should not be allowed on the streets men like Bennell should have been locked up, not freed and allowed to re-offend. I blame the Police and Courts for this, they need to toughen up on such individuals. Peter Flanagan was defending his property and children who can blame any man for that”
“The gang was there for a reason to cause alarm and distress to Peter and his family and come unstuck, they met their match, Peter is the victim in all of this horrible mess, locals I spoke to said he is a great guy and well respected in the community” Gary concluded
RWB Salford correspondent did speak to one local who wish’s to remain anonymous who said “Peter is a hero, he should be given a medal and released not locked up and treated like a criminal”
The other three of the gang are still at large and if any one has any information they should ring 0161 872 5050