Skull and other human remains found in Rochdale woodland

A skull and other human remains have been found in woodland, Greater Manchester Police have said.

At about 09:30 BST, officers were called to a small wooded area near Albert Royds Street in Rochdale after reports that a skull had been found.

More human remains were found following a forensic examination of the area.

Greater Manchester Police said it was unclear how long the remains had been at the site, adding that they had launched an investigation.