On Monday 12 September 2022 at around 3pm we received a report from the public of a serious assault in Penn Park, Old Trafford.
After emergency services attended a man was taken to hospital and still remains there for treatment to what is believed to be life threatening injuries.
An investigation is ongoing at this time to understand the full circumstances with a number of lines of enquiry being explored, including an appeal to the public to help find out what happened.
Detective Inspector, Chris Mannion of GMP’s Complex Safeguarding Team in Trafford said; “This is a sickening attack on an individual that has left him with some horrific and ultimately life changing injuries.
“We would like to hear from anyone in or around the local area on Monday to understand if they saw or heard anything leading up to the call we received in the afternoon regarding the welfare of a man.
“We have been working around the clock this week to unpick the circumstances regarding this serious assault and will continue to explore all available lines of enquiry over the coming days.”
Anyone with information that may help detectives are asked to call 0161 856 7525 or 101 quoting log number 1983 of the 12/09/22.
Alternatively details can be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.