Police are appealing for information after a couple were assaulted in Westhoughton.

Greater Manchester Police said the incident took place outside a pub on Market Street at 11.23pm on Saturday, January 27.

And officers would now like to speak a man and woman in relation to the attack.

Police say the woman is described as being in her 50s and of a medium build with blonde hair in a white bun, wearing a white and purple dress.

The man is described as being in his 40s or 50s of a medium build, bald with no facial hair, tattoos and wearing a green t-shirt and jeans.

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Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 3,703 of January 27.

Information can also be shared using the LiveChat function on the GMP website here: www.gmp.police.uk.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity - Crimestoppers - anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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