A TEENAGER remains in hospital after sustaining serious injuries in an assault in Stalybridge town centre.
Police set up a cordon on Market Street – between its junctions with Water Street and Queen Street – on Sunday morning.
Now The Correspondent has learned that was in relation to an assault that saw a 19-year-old injured.
After initially being called out by ambulance staff, police investigations have found an incident did take place in the early hours of Sunday.
And details from anyone who witnessed it or has information about it is being sought.
A Greater Manchester Police statement said: “Police were called by North West Ambulance Service at around 3.30am on Sunday to reports that a man had been assaulted.
“Officers attended and subsequent CCTV enquiries established that a serious assault had occurred on Market Street in Stalybridge, Tameside, at about 3.30am.
“The victim – a 19-year-old man – was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He remains in a stable condition in hospital.
“Detectives launched an investigation and a number of enquiries have already been followed up but anyone who may have any information is asked to get in touch.
“Witnesses or anyone with information can call 0161 856 9262 or report it online or by using the LiveChat service at www.gmp.police.uk.
“Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”