A 44-year-old man has been released on police bail after allegedly assaulting a woman following a dispute at a secondary school.
The man, from Upholland, Wigan, was detained yesterday (Tuesday) after the disturbance at Rainford High School, St Helens.
Police were called to the Higher Lane school after receiving a report of a domestic dispute, during which a woman is alleged to have been assaulted.
A force spokeswoman said the incident did not involve any staff members or pupils from the school.
The arrested man was today released pending a disposal order.