Arrest after serial sex attacks in Bury

Detectives hunting a serial sex attacker in Bury have arrested a 24-year-old man.

In the first attack in August 2009, a woman was raped as she walked close to Victoria Lane in Whitefield.

Police are linking the attack to two sexual assaults on women on Bury New Road, Whitefield, in October 2010 and Pinfold Lane, Bury, on 13 November.

The man has been arrested on suspicion of rape, attempted rape, sexual assault and harassment.

He has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

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