Officers investigating a report of girl being grabbed in Higher Blackley have made an arrest.
Shortly before 10.50am on Wednesday 10 January 2018. It was reported that a girl had been walking on Acre Top Road when she had been approached by a man. He is believed to have grabbed her wrist before the girl freed herself and ran away.
A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in police custody. Enquiries are ongoing.
Inspector Nasim said: “We understand that this incident has caused a lot of concern in the community. “We treat all reports of this nature extremely seriously and have had an overwhelming response from residents.
“Whilst our enquiries continue, anyone who is concerned can speak to local officers.