Man arrested after teenage girl sexually assaulted on bus

The assault happened at around 9:40am on Friday 16 November, but only came to light after it was reported to police in February.

Police have arrested a man in connection with the sexual assault of a teenager in Stalybridge. 

The assault happened at around 9:40am on Friday 16 November, but only came to light after it was reported to police in February.

It happened on a Stagecoach Bus travelling between Ashton and Glossop and took place as the bus was passing Stalybridge Celtic Football Club.

Earlier today, police launched a public appeal to help catch the suspect, and a man has now been arrested. 

Anyone with information should contact the police on 0161 856 9350. Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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