A TEENAGE girl is alleged to have been sexually assaulted in an alleyway this morning.

Police say they have received reports of a 15-year-old being attacked near Car Bank Street in Atherton at around 8.20am.

Detectives are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "Officers have launched an investigation and enquiries are ongoing.

"Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 7225 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111."