Police have released footage of man being attacked in Manchester City Centre as they attempt to find the aggressor. Shortly after 3am on the 13th of September a man was walking home with his friends on Deansgate near to the junction of Jackson Row, when a man who had been walking with his friends approached him and punched him in the face.
The victim fell to the floor and the offender went back to his friends and fled the scene towards Albert Square. The man is described as mixed race, about 5ft 10in tall and of slim build, he was wearing a white hooded top and jeans. Police are investigating and enquiries are ongoing to trace the offender.
Detective Sergeant Mark Astbury of the City Centre Integretaed Neighbourhood Policing Team stated “The man suffered two fractures to his skull, a bleed on the brain and a fractured eye socket in this totally unprovoked attack. Mindless violence on our streets will not be tolerated and we need your help to keep our City Centre a safe place, so if you have any information at all, get in touch”.
Sergeant Astbury also added “I am keen to speak to the man in the CCTV in connection with this assault and I would urge you to contact police if you recognise him”.