Man arrested after woman sexually assaulted in market in Bolton

A MAN has presented himself to police following an appeal to trace a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault at Bolton Market.

A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remains in police custody following the attack on January 19.

A 48-year-old woman had been in the fish market with her teenage daughter when she was approached by a man at about 3pm on Saturday January 19.

The man lifted up her coat and sexually assaulted her. He was then challenged by the daughter, he apologised and walked off.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bolton CID on 0161 856 5757 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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