Fifth arrest made in connection with the death of a man in Tyldesley.
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At around 1.30am on Saturday 25 September, police were called to an incident on Charles Street in Tyldesley.
Sadly, 30-year-old Thomas Williamson was pronounced dead at the scene after he had suffered a number of stab wounds.
A full investigation was launched and detectives have so far arrested five people in connection with his death.
The latest arrest occurred yesterday (20 January) when detectives arrested a 19-year-old man in the Astley area on suspicion of murder and attempted robbery.
He has since been released on bail.
An investigation is continuing and detectives are encouraging anyone with information or footage that could assist their enquiries to get in touch with police as a matter of urgency.
Detective Inspector Nicola McCulloch of GMP's Major Incident Team said:
"Our team are committed to establishing all the facts in what has been an incredibly complex investigation but I'm pleased to say that we have now made an additional arrest in connection with Thomas' death.
"Although this investigation is progressing I would urge anyone who may have information or footage that could assist us and our investigation to get in touch with police as soon as you can. Any information, no matter how insignificant you feel it might be, could be a vital part of our enquiries and ensure we identify the responsible person or persons."