Manchester

Ashton-under-Lyne murder suspect, 16, arrested

McDonald's, Warrington Street, Ashton-under-Lyne Image copyright Google
Image caption The victim was assaulted outside McDonald's in Warrington Street, Ashton-under-Lyne

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was fatally injured outside a fast food restaurant in Greater Manchester.

The victim, in his 40s, died in hospital after the assault close to a McDonald's in Warrington Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, on Wednesday night.

The teenager was arrested earlier and remains in custody, Greater Manchester Police said.

Witnesses or anyone with information have been urged to come forward.

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