Two people have been arrested in Rochdale for abusing a taxi driver and referencing the terrorist attacks in New Zealand.
Shortly after midnight officers were called to reports of a taxi driver being abused and threatened in Queensway by members of the public. They were said to reference the terrorist attacks in New Zealand.
The shooting in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killed 49 people.
Two people, a man aged 33 and a woman aged 34, were arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated public order offences. They are to be interviewed later today.
It follows the arrest of a 24-year-old man in Oldham who was arrested after supporting the New Zealand massacre online, he has been bailed following further enquires.
Assistant Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Russ Jackson said: