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Witnesses asked to come forward following Arndale assault

Police are asking for witnesses following an assault that took place at the Arndale Centre.

At around 7.30pm on Friday, officers were called to reports of a section 18 assault at the Arndale in Manchester.

A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital with injuries, although these are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

No arrests have been made at this time although enquiries are ongoing and police are appealing to the public for information.

Detective inspector Natalie McDonald said: “This was a violent assault that took occurred in a public place.

“Thankfully the victim was not seriously harmed but we absolutely will not tolerate such violent behaviour and are carrying out extensive enquiries to trace the person responsible and hold them to account.

“We are treating this as a targeted incident and are now appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this or who has relevant information – including footage – to share it with the police.

“You can make a report by calling 0161 856 4436 quoting log number 2750 of 23/02/2024.”

Alternatively you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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