Man, 23, arrested after six-year-old girl abducted and sexually assaulted in Greater Manchester

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the abduction and sexual assault of a six-year-old girl in Droylsden, Greater Manchester

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The girl was allegedly abducted by a man on Warne Avenue in Droylsden at around 4pm on Wednesday.

She was reunited with her family after finding her way back to a nearby park, but parents in the area were warned to be "extra vigilant".

After the arrest, police say the 23-year-old remains in custody for questioning.

The girl was allegedly abducted on Droylsden's Warne Avenue
The girl was allegedly abducted on Droylsden's Warne Avenue

It comes after police released CCTV images of a man they wanted to track down, saying he had been "hanging around" the area.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday but released without further action.

People with information have been urged to call police on 0161 856 9262.