Advertisement

Bolton: Two boys, 16, arrested over suspected rape in park

Two 16-year-old boys have been arrested after a suspected rape in a park in Greater Manchester.

It took place on Saturday in Queen's Park, Bolton, Greater Manchester Police said.

The force said they believed the incident was "targeted", with specialist officers supporting the victim.

The teenage boys remain in police custody for questioning, officers added.

Det Insp Ruth Atherton said: "I understand this will be alarming to our communities, but please be assured we are following several lines of enquiry.

"We have dedicated neighbourhood officers and PCSOs out in the local area."


Why not follow BBC Manchester on Facebook, X and Instagram? You can also send story ideas to northwest.newsonline@bbc.co.uk