Three more arrested over alleged rape of teen in Bolton

Greater Manchester Police have arrested three more men in connection with the multiple rape and sexual assault of a teenager from Bolton. In a statement police said:

Officers investigating allegations that a 15-year-old girl from Bolton was the victim of numerous sexual assaults and rapes have made a number of additional arrests.

Three men aged 21, 34 and 45 were arrested on suspicion of rape and a 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of child abduction.

Today's arrests mean that a total of nine men have been arrested in connection with the allegations.