Sunday, 31 July 2016


The youngster is being questioned after the victim, aged in his 40s, died after being assaulted outside a McDonald's.

Scene of attack in Greater Manchester
Flowers are left at the scene of the attack in Greater Manchester
A 12-year-old boy has become a murder suspect after a man in his 40s was assaulted outside a fast food restaurant in Greater Manchester.
The youngster was held on Sunday morning along with another youth, aged 17, after two 16-year-old boys were arrested on Saturday.
All four are being held in custody for questioning on suspicion of murder, said Greater Manchester Police.
The victim was assaulted outside the McDonald's on Warrington Street in the town centre of Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, on Wednesday night.
He was taken to hospital where he died in the early hours of Thursday.
The victim is yet to be formally identified, but police are expected to release his name on Monday.
Detective Inspector Kevin O'Regan said it had been a "fast-moving investigation" and urged anyone with any information to get in touch "no matter how insignificant you think it may be".
Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 2541 of 27/07/16. 
People can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.