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Detectives are looking for the public to help with their enquires after a serious assault took place on Deane Road, Bolton late last night (Thursday 21 July 2022).
Sometime around 11pm a man in his 20s was assaulted causing serious injuries to the head and wrist.
The incident occurred on at the top on Deane Road at the junction with Mayor Street, where two unknown males exited a bus stop before one got into an altercation with the victim and a subsequent chase occurred, where it is believed a large machete was present. The offender has been described as wearing light coloured trousers and a light coloured top, carrying a dark coloured rucksack.
Detective Inspector Tony Lunt, of Bolton CID said, "This is a serious assault and what looks to be an unprovoked attack on a young man. He is currently still in hospital having treatment on injuries we believe will be life changing.
“We are really keen to speak to anyone who was around the area late last night, as we believe they could help identify the two males in question, especially the offender.
“Any information, whether verbal or media based through dashcam footage, could prove to be significant and help bring the offender to justice as our investigative enquiries continue.”
Anyone who witnessed this incident, or anyone who may have information is asked to call Bolton CID on 0161 856 5757, quoting incident number 3748 of 21 July 2022.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.