Man charged with wounding a woman in Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester City Centre

Date published: 21 April 2021


A man has been charged with wounding a 40-year-old woman with intent after an incident at Piccadilly Gardens, in Manchester City Centre, on Monday afternoon.

Manuel Marques, who is 27, of Hyde Road, Manchester, has been charged with single counts of section 18 assault, and assault of an emergency worker.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court today, Wednesday 21 April.

Officers were called shortly before 4.55pm on Monday 19 April to a report of a woman injured in Manchester city centre.

A 40-year-old woman was found on police arrival with an injury to her forearm which is believed to have been caused by a glass bottle.

She was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.


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