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Police investigate death of man from Wigan

Police are investigating the death of a man in Wigan.

At about 1.50am on Tuesday 26 August 2014, police were called to a house on Moresby Close in Leigh, Wigan, following reports of an assault.

Officers attended and established that during the disturbance, a 62-year-old man from a neighbouring property on Moresby Close had been injured.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, but died yesterday.

A post-mortem examination will take place today to determine the exact cause of the man's death.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of section assault and bailed pending further inquiries.

Police are now appealing to anyone who may have information to come forward.

Man charged with murder of woman in Heywood

A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in Heywood.

Steven Dunks, 45, from Shaw, is charged with murder and will appear before Manchester City Magistrates' Court on Monday 1 September 2014.

At around 1.35pm on Tuesday 26 August police were called to an address on Boleyn Court, Heywood, after reports of a concern for welfare.

Officers attended and found the body of a woman, believed to be aged 43-years-old.


Man exposes himself to 5-year-old in busy park

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed a man exposing himself in front of a five-year-old boy in the middle of Hyde Park on 8 August 2014.

The offender is described as being white, 40-50 years old, 5ft 6in - 7in tall, of a medium build, with a round face and clean shaven. He was either bald or with short shaved hair, possibly brown.

He was wearing big, round-rimmed glasses with blue eyes, a black three-quarter-length jacket and jeans.

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