Police have released images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the sexual assault of a young girl in Radcliffe.

Shortly before 4.30am on Friday, November 15, police were called to reports of an intruder in a house.

Police said that a man had entered the property and sexually assaulted the young girl in her own bedroom.

After being disturbed by other people in the house, the man left the scene and made off on foot.

Detective Superintendent Howard Millington, of GMP’s Bury district, said: “We are urging anyone who may know the man pictured to come forward with information and help us get in contact with him to discuss this incident.

“We have some good lines of enquiry and I would like to reassure the public that we are treating this incident with the highest importance and have extra patrols in the area while our investigation is ongoing.

“Our specialist officers are continuing to work closely with the young girl to provide her with full support while we work to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.”

Anyone with any information should contact police on 0161 856 8152 quoting incident number 344 of 15/11/19. Information can be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.