A manager at a popular Indian restaurant in Manchester has died after what's thought to have been a dispute with a customer.
Detectives have launched an investigation into reports of historical sexual abuse at a Rochdale primary school.
Component parts for what could be the UK's first ever 3D printed gun have been seized by police in Manchester.
A Catholic priest has been interviewed by detectives investigating reports of historical sexual abuse of three schoolgirls in Rochdale.
The allegations were made by former pupils from a primary school in Norden.
– Salford Diocese spokesperson
We have been made aware that there is an ongoing police investigation into allegations of historical sexual abuse at St Vincent's, Norden.
The Diocese is co-operating fully with the police and the statutory agencies in these investigations in line with the robust safeguarding policies put in place by the Catholic Church in this country in recent years.
An elderly man has been taken to hospital after he was knocked to the floor during a robbery in Oldham.
The 80-year-old investigated noises upstairs at his house on High Street, Lees, last night when he was confronted by a man on the stairs.
He knocked him to the ground before running off.
– Detective Constable Leigh Carnally, Greater Manchester Police
Understandably, he is deeply upset after what has happened and I would ask anyone who may have seen a man fitting this description in the High Street area, to contact police.
A camera, money and handbag were stolen.
The offender is described as being Asian, 5ft tall and of stocky build. He wore a red, blue and black scarf across his face and a hooded jacket.
Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 8821 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The boy was with his Aunt on Standishgate in Wigan at around lunchtime on the 9th November. A green Renault Megane pulled up outside Hartley's Emporium pub and a woman got out. The boy and his Aunt began to cross the road behind the car when it began reversing knocking him over.
The driver left the scene at speed despite onlookers beckoning him to stop. The 5 year old was treated in hospital for shock and soreness, but later released. The green Megane has a dent to the front offside wing mirror which was there before the collision.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
An efit has been issued after an elderly man was held up at knifepoint in his own home in Sale.
At around 6.15pm on Monday 4 November 2013, three men rang the doorbell of a home on Dane Road and when it was answered, they pushed their way in.
The 81-year-old homeowner was threatened at knifepoint while another man held a spade that he had taken from the porch.
They stole money, a television and two model ships before taking the keys to the man’s Smart car and driving off. The car was later found on Chesnut Avenue in Cheadle.
One is described as white, 5ft 9in tall, of slim build, had a thin face, was clean shaven, in his mid-20s, wore a black jacket with the hood up and black trousers.
The second was white, 6ft tall, of medium build, unshaven, in his 30s, had dark brown hair, wore a dark wool jumper and grey trousers.
The third man was white, of heavy build, in his mid-20s, 5ft 9in tall, wore a dark grey jacket with the hood up, a scarf that covered the lower half of his face and dark grey trousers.
Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 7863 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
An armed robber who hid his face behind a Spiderman mask terrified staff and customers at a pub in Manchester.
The robbery took place as the Gardener's Arms on Edge Lane, Droylsden, was about to close, at about 11.55pm on Tuesday night.
Police say three men burst into the venue and a man with a hammer threatened staff and demanded cash, while the man in the Spiderman mask brandished a machete at customers. The three men left with cash.
Detective Sergeant Phil Parker said: "This was a terrifying experience for all affected. The robbers were armed and had thought out how to carry out this crime.
"They need to be caught.
"We have released the image of the man with the distinctive Spiderman mask to appeal to witnesses or anyone who may have vital information."
Anyone with any information is asked to call Greater Manchester Police on 0161 856 8346 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.