A WOMAN has been arrested after a man was attacked and robbed of his Christmas presents yesterday.

Just before 3pm the victim, who was on Tonge Moor Road, Bolton was approached by a man and woman.

As the 35-year-old victim was attacked by the man, the woman grabbed the bag of Christmas presents he was carrying and ran off.

Police say a 38-year-old woman has now been arrested in Tonge Moor on suspicion of robbery.

She was taken to a police station for questioning and has now been released on bail while enquiries continue.