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Two held over Bolton hate crime

The victim was heading towards a bus stop in Bolton with her three children before the racially-aggravated assault on Sunday afternoon.

Two people have been arrested in connection with a hate crime which left a 39-year-old mother fighting for her life.

A 28-year-old man is being held by Greater Manchester Police on suspicion of racially aggravated GBH and racially aggravated assault in connection with the hate crime assault in Bolton.

A 26-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault, police said.

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Greater Manchester Police have arrested two people. Dave Thompson / PA Wire

Both were arrested in the Breightmet area and remain in custody for questioning.

Police said the victim was heading towards a bus stop in Bolton with her two young daughters and her 15-year-old son when she was attacked on Sunday afternoon.

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