FOUR men have been arrested after a woman was allegedly raped in a town centre.
Police have called the attack a “serious sexual offence” and are quizzing the suspects in custody.
The attack happened near Bradshawgate in Bolton, Greater Manchester, on Saturday morning.
Greater Manchester Police said: “Detectives investigating a reported serious sexual offence in Bolton town centre near Bradshawgate in the early hours of Saturday 17 September 2022 have arrested four males on suspicion of rape and remain in custody for questioning. Lines of enquiry are ongoing.”
Police previously said that a woman approached patrol officers at around 5.20am on Saturday morning and was in distress.
Detectives released a CCTV appeal and asked anyone with information to come forward.