A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attack in which a woman was knocked unconscious with a single punch.

The attack happened at about 2.30am on Monday, July 21, in Elliot Street, Tyldesley, when the woman was approached by a group of men and women after a night out.

The victim had been in an argument with the men and one of them attacked her, before the group ran away in the direction of Astley Street.

Now a 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is in police custody for questioning.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 8567225, 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.