A boy has been arrested in connection with the assault of a jogger in Ramsbottom.
Last night a 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault. He remains in custody for questioning.
The arrest is in connection with an assault that took place sometime between 5:45am and 6:15am in Nuttall Park yesterday morning.
A 49-year-old woman had been running down Lower Nuttall Road on a track when the offender forced her to the floor and struck her in the head a number of times before fleeing the scene.
Detective Sergeant Lawrence Dixon, of GMP’s Bury borough, said:
- Anybody with information should contact police on 0161 856 2459 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.