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Greater Manchester Police are appealing to the public for further information after four separate assaults in the Cheetham Hill area in the last week using a knife.
The assaults have all taken place in the late evening and early hours around Crumpsall Lane, Seymour Road, Albyn Avenue/Beckenham Road and Cheetham Hill Road.
Victims of all four attacks that received non-life-threatening injuries are being supported by specialist officers as investigations continue.
Members of the local community are asked to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity or information by calling 999 in an emergency or 101 immediately. Do not approach the person in question.
Detectives would also like to speak to this man (pictured below) regarding these incidents as they believe he could assist with the investigations.
Detective Inspector Michael Russell of the City of Manchester North District, said; “We believe these assaults are random attacks and will obviously cause some serious concern to the local community. I can assure residents in the area we are taking these incidents very seriously and conducting all lines of enquiry to ensure we find the person responsible.
“We have increased patrols in the local area and will continue to do so, but if you have any concerns at all, please do talk to our local officers for reassurance and guidance as we are continuing to exhaust all available lines of enquiry to ensure we can continue to keep our communities safe.”
If anyone has any information at all that could assist the investigation, then do get in touch via 0161 856 1146, 101 or the LiveChat function on the website (www.gmp.police.uk) quoting log 3685 of 18/10/22.
Always dial 999 in an emergency.
Alternatively, you can report information anonymously through the independent charity – Crimestoppers – by calling 0800 555 111.