Police appeal for information after a man was left with serious head injuries following an assault in Chorlton


Police are appealing for information after a man was left with serious injuries following an assault in Chorlton.

Shortly before 9pm on November 5th Bonfire Night, police were called to reports of an assault in an alleyway between Warwick Road South and Oswald Road which is fairly close to Trafford.

A 57-year-old man had been walking through the alleyway when he saw three teenagers at the other end, one of them shouted ‘OI’ at the man, which he ignored and carried on walking.

Once he passed the group he was pushed from behind and he fell to the cobble stoned path, he was taken to hospital for treatment for the extensive head injuries he suffered, glady he has now been released from hospital.

The offenders are described as either teenage boys or men in their early 20’s, of slim build and around 6ft tall, wearing puffer-type jackets.

Detective Constable David Kirk of GMP’s City of Manchester team said: “The man was minding his own business when he was unnecessarily attacked by the group.

“The assault has left this man with incredibly serious injuries and it will take him a long time to recover from the damage they have caused.

“The attack happened on bonfire night, so I’m asking you to think back to that night and if you remember seeing something suspicious, or encountered the group as you travelled to and from the fireworks, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 6198 or 101, quoting incident number 2427 of 05/11/17, you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.




Categories: Chorlton, Crime

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