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Yesterday evening (6 February 2023), officers were called to reports of concern for welfare of a man in Stockport.
It was reported that at approximately 8:20pm yesterday (6 February 2023), a man was struck by a car near the junction of Yates Street on Brinnington Road in Stockport.
He was taken to hospital with serious injuries that are believed to be life changing.
A man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of going equipped to commit robbery. Another man fled the scene in a car and his whereabouts are currently unknown.
An investigation was launched by Greater Manchester Police Stockport CID who are following up multiple lines of inquiry. A car matching the description of the one that fled the scene has also been seized.
Detective Superintendent Helen Critchley from GMP's Stockport District said: "I understand that this attack will cause concern in the community. I would however like to offer some reassurance that we are treating this as an isolated incident and believe there is no wider risk to the public.
"Our investigation is progressing at pace and our officers will be carrying out an increased number of high visibility patrols and will remain in the area to offer advice and support. If you have any concerns, please speak to them.
"Likewise, if you know anything about this incident, or you have footage - including CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage - that may help our investigation, please report it to GMP.
"We are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who may have been in the area of Yates Street and Dawson Street near Brinnington Road last night (6 February 2023) at around 8:20pm."
You can make a report by calling 0161 856 8692 quoting incident number 3804 of 6.2.23. You can also report using the live chat function on our website: www.gmp.police.uk.
Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.