A YOUNG woman has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a seven-month-old baby.

The incident is said to have happened in Bradshawgate, Leigh, at about 9.45am yesterday.

A 20-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assault and is now in police custody for questioning.

The baby is still undergoing checks but is not believed to be seriously injured.

Police said their enquiries are ongoing.