Pensioner left with fracture eye socket after attack

Reporter: Jon Chubb
Date published: 01 May 2019

Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation after a pensioner was assault in Tameside back in April and left with serious injuries including a fractured eye socket.

It was at around 7.20pm on Tuesday 2nd April when officers were called to the junction of Market Street and Victoria Street in Denton.

The victim, believed to be in his 70s, had been approached from behind and attacked.

He suffered a fractured eye socket, bruising to the head and a cut to the eyebrow which required hospital treatment.

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Officers investigating the incident have now released a picture of a man they want to talk to in connection with the attack.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police on 0161 856 9125 quoting incident number 1917 of 02/04/2049.

Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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