Police appeal after pensioner dies

Our thoughts and sympathies go out to Frank's family at this devastating time for them, after he sadly passed away in hospital yesterday. We will do all we can to support them. "Our investigation into this case is ongoing and we are appealing for anyone that may have seen a suspicious person or vehicle in the Longfield Road area of Bolton in the early hours of Saturday 3 August, to contact us.

– Senior Investigating Officer Andy Tattersall

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Pensioner dies after house attack

An elderly man who was hospitalised after being attacked in his home in Bolton has died.