Manchester

Police are investigating a report of 'election fraud' in Rochdale

Rochdale Town Hall
Image caption Rochdale Town Hall

Police are investigating a report of electoral fraud in Greater Manchester, the local force has confirmed.

Greater Manchester Police said it had received a report on 24 May which related to that month's local elections.

The BBC understands an investigation has been launched relating to a candidate in Rochdale.

A police spokesman said a 51-year-man had attended a voluntary interview and that inquiries were ongoing.

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