A 42 year old man hospital where he remains in a stable condition being treated for a life-changing injury after being assaulted outside a pub in Ashton under Lyne on Friday evening
The victim and the offender were seen outside in the pub’s smoking area before becoming embroiled in a confrontation at the Witchwood pub.
The victim walked towards the Star Inn pub, Old Street with the man following him.
Upon catching-up with the victim, the offender assaulted the man outside the Star Inn pub.
He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition being treated for a life-changing injury.
The offender is described as a white man, in his mid-30s with long dark hair. He was wearing a long green parker coat.
The offender got onto a bus at Cavendish Street, Ashton around 9pm and later got off the bus at Dukinfield Park.
A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault.
Detective Sergeant Clare Smith, of GMP’s Tameside division, said: “The man suffered a brutal attack and as a result, sustained serious injuries.
“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed or anyone who has any information about this vicious assault to contact us.
“If you can help our investigation, please get in touch immediately.”