A 67-YEAR-old man has been arrested by police investigating the sexual assault of a teenage girl on a bus in the Mottram area of Stalybridge.

The man, who is from the Hyde area, was arrested on May 7 and has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

The assault took place as the girl was travelling on the Stagecoach service from Glossop to Ashton.

It was reported to police in February but the assault took place at around 9.40am on Friday, November 16.

Anyone with information should contact the police on 0161 856 9350. Details can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.