Manchester: Two arrests after man dies 'trying to stop his car from being stolen'

Two men have been arrested following the death of a man hit by a Land Rover in Beswick, Manchester.

The 57-year-old victim is believed to have been trying to stop his car from being stolen, Greater Manchester Police said on Sunday night.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and a second man, 43, has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Both are in custody and being questioned by detectives.

Detective Chief Inspector Rachel Smith from GMP Major Incident Team appealed for information from the public, saying: "At the centre of this investigation is a grieving family, who we will do all we can to get answers for.

"Our investigation is moving at pace, and I have a team of detectives who continue to work relentlessly to capture a picture of what happened in the events leading up to this incident."