Man 'punched and kicked' outside supermarket in Chadderton

Date published: 12 November 2021


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted outside Asda on Milne Street in Chadderton, at around 6.30pm on Tuesday (9 November 2021).

The man took himself to hospital yesterday morning with injuries, and subsequently reported the assault.

It's understood the victim was punched and kicked numerous times by the offender.

The victim, who is in his 40s, is currently receiving medical treatment in hospital.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Detective Constable Kim Milner said: "This was a horrific assault which has left a man with serious injuries.

"We are following a number of enquiries to identify those responsible for this awful attack.

"We believe this assault took place in a public and busy location in Chadderton and we are urging anyone with information to please get in touch. Even the smallest bit of information can help with the investigation.

"Officers are especially keen to speak to people who may have dashcam or CCTV footage from the area around 6.30pm on 9 November."

Anyone with information, or video footage, should contact police on 0161 856 1382 or 101 quoting incident 819 of 11/11/21.

Details can also be passed via the LiveChat function on the GMP website or via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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