Forensics probe house after man arrested at London train station for ‘holding woman against her will’

Forensics are carrying out investigations at a house in Oldham after a man was arrested at a London train station for ‘holding a woman against her will’.

Greater Manchester Police were alerted to the incident at around 2.30pm yesterday (Sunday).

A woman had reportedly been held against her will, police said.

The male suspect had left the scene, but officers from Oldham CID believed he was on a train to London.

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He was later arrested by Metropolitan Police at Charing Cross train station.

The suspect is now in custody.

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He will be questioned on suspicion of false imprisonment and section 18 assault.

Officers are now carrying out an investigation at a property on Ashton Road East in Oldham.

Police officers and forensic investigators were pictured at the scene yesterday.

Chief Superintendent Chris Bowen, GMP’s Oldham district commander, said: “Thanks to the quick work of our CID branch, and the assistance of our colleagues at the Metropolitan Police, a potentially dangerous suspect is in custody.”

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