Police are investigating an assault in the Breightmet area in which a bus passenger was attacked.

Neighbourhood officers said the incident was reported at 1.10pm yesterday on Newby Road.

Officers said there was an incident involving a bus and a motorist, and a passenger was attacked.

And now they are asking for witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman for GMP Bolton North said: "This is an appeal for information. At approximately 13.10hrs on Wednesday 16th August 2023 on Newby Road Breightmet there was an incident with the 562 Go North West bus and a driver of a White Ford B MAX.

"A passenger got off the bus to try and resolve the situation but was assaulted by the driver. If anyone saw the incident and can identify the male or has any camera footage or images of this man please contact police on 0161 856 6758 and quote the log number 1769 16/08/23."

Police have not released any further details of the incident.