A 33-year-old man is in hospital with a serious head injury where he remains in a critical but stable condition after being assaulted yesterday morning.
Police say he was attacked on Wilmslow Road at around 5:15am during a disturbance opposite the junction of Thurloe Street
An investigation is underway and police are asking for witnesses or anyone with any footage of the incident to contact them.
Detective Inspector Stuart Woodhead, of GMP’s City of Manchester division, said: “This was a brutal assault in which a man has suffered a serious and potentially life changing injury.
“There were a large number of people present at the time and I am appealing for any witnesses or anyone with footage of the incident to please speak to police as soon as possible.
“We are treating this assault very seriously and any information, no matter how insignificant you may feel it is, could prove vital as we piece together exactly what happened.”