Manchester

Murder arrest after man attacked in Whitefield, Bury

A murder investigation is under way after a man was attacked at an address in Bury, Greater Manchester.

The man suffered a head wound during the assault at the property on Abingdon Close, Whitefield at 1130 BST on Sunday.

Ambulance crews attended and the 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is being questioned in custody.

Supt Phil Owen said: "I would like to reassure people in the local community that we do not believe this was a random incident.

"We have placed high visibility patrols onto nearby streets and we have a team of detectives working to establish the full circumstances."

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