Man held after three-year-old dropped in river.


Police were called to a Bridge in Bolton at 20:30 last night where a 39-year-old man was threatening to drop the girl into the water.

Despite attempts by specialist negotiators, the man dropped the child from a height of 30 feet before falling in himself.
The girl suffered a broken wrist. The man received minor injuries.
He has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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