A man had been arrested after racist graffiti was daubed on a door in Salford.
The 54 year old has been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated criminal damage. He remains in custody for questioning.
It follows racist graffiti being painted onto the front door of a flat in Irlams o’ th’ Height on Friday 8 February.
Superintendent Howard Millington of GMP’s Salford Division said: “While we have a man in custody, our enquiries into this deplorable crime are very much ongoing.
“I want to emphasise that we are acutely aware of the strength of public feeling surrounding this incident.
“Both CID and neighbourhood officers are looking into this crime and we are working closely with our partners to support the victim, as is the case in all hate crimes.
“Let me reassure people that where incidents of this nature take place, we will always pursue a prosecution.
“If you have information which could assist the police with our investigation, please contact us as soon as you can.”