A woman has been arrested after an attempted robbery of a young girl.

Police received reports at around 2.30pm yesterday that a woman had been detained by members of the public in Bury Road, Tonge Fold.

GMP Bolton North announced on Facebook that a 13-year-old girl had been assaulted and money attempted to be stolen from her.

Police confirmed that they arrested a 41-year-old woman at the scene on suspicion of attempted robbery.

She remains in police custody for questioning.