CCTV appeal after man left critical following assault
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Detectives have released an image of a male they would like to speak to following a serious assault that has left a man in critical condition.
Just before 6.30pm on Thursday 23 June, officers were called by colleagues from NWAS to a report of a male found unconscious on Tib Street in Manchester city centre.
Following CCTV enquiries, it is believed a 62-year-old man was assaulted on Tib Street, near to the junction with Hilton Street, by another male who made off from the scene towards Hilton Street and turning left onto Oldham Street.
Detective Constable Tamsyn Muller, from Longsight CID, said: “This was an attack on a male who remains in hospital in critical condition and his loved ones are no doubt desperate for answers.
“We’ve been following up a number of lines of enquiry since the incident including meticulous CCTV checks and we’re now in a position to appeal for the public to come forward with any information they may have.
“Anyone who may recognise the male pictured or saw anything at the time is asked to call 0161 856 6049 or report it online at www.gmp.police.uk.
“Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”