GMP arrest three teenage girls in connection with an assault in Salford
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At around 7pm last night (Tuesday 21 February) , police were called to reports of an assault on Wortley Avenue, Salford.
Officers attended and it was established that a nineteen year old girl had been assaulted, during which, a substance was thrown over her. This was later confirmed to be bleach. The victim has received minor injuries as a result of the assault.
Three young girls, aged 19, 19, and 17 have been arrested on suspicion of assault. They remain in police custody for questioning.
Chief Inspector Darren Whitehead from GMP’s Salford district, said: “Fortunately this incident has not resulted in more serious consequences, but senseless attacks of this nature have the potential to cause life changing injuries.
"Officers responded quickly to this incident and three girls have subsequently been arrested. Enquiries are ongoing.”