A LARGE police presence in Stalybridge has been revealed to be in place because of worries surrounding the welfare of a man.
Concerns over what had caused tape to be placed across Waterloo Road, close to the town’s railway arches on the morning of Sunday, September 24, led to speculation.
The area stretched to the car park next to Khaleasi nightclub and several officers were at the scene.
But The Correspondent has been told by the Greater Manchester force it was because they helped a man in his 50s who is not in a life-threatening condition.
And he is expected to recover after being taken to Tameside Hospital.
A spokesman said: “Greater Manchester Police responded to reports of the concern for the welfare of a man on Waterloo Road, Stalybridge at about 5am on Sunday, September 24.
“Officers attended the scene and found a man in his 50s who was taken to hospital for treatment to a head injury.
“He remains in a stable condition with the injuries sustained thankfully not believed to be life threatening.
“Anyone with information that may help with enquiries are asked to call 101 quoting incident log number 674 of 24/09/2023.”