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Woman attacked by man with knife in Bolton street


A 22-year-old woman was put in a headlock and threatened at knifepoint on a street in Greater Manchester.

The victim was attacked as she was walking along Chorley New Road in Bolton at about 2000 BST on Wednesday.

She was able to break free and flag down a passing car.

The offender is described as white, about 25 years old, of slim build with short blond, dirty hair and was wearing a grey waterproof jacket with yellow on the collar.