UK A man stopped to help after a crash... he was then violently assaulted last minute news
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Breaking News ! A man was violently assaulted by a gang of men as he stopped to help following a crash in Tameside. Police were called to a collision between a blue Volkswagen Polo and a blue Renault Clio on Manchester Road in Audenshaw, on Friday (31 July). The crash occurred at around 2.20pm near the junctions with Assheton Avenue and Park Road. A man, in his 40s, stopped at the scene to help and was subsequently attacked by several men, police said. Read More Related Articles How to sign up to our newsletter to get the latest headlines from the M.E.N. During the assault, the man was knocked to the ground, where he received further injuries. He required hospital treatment for facial injuries.
. He has been bailed pending further enquiries.
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Police have launched an investigation, and are appealing for any witnesses, or those with dash cam footage, to come forward. DC Lockett, of GMP’s Tameside district, said: "The collision damaged vehicles and property, whilst the assault left a man with facial injuries. "The assault was extremely violent and it is lucky that the man, who was trying to help, did not sustain more serious injuries – our thoughts are with him as he recovers.
"Investigations in to both the collision and assault are underway. Enquiries are ongoing to establish exactly who was involved in the assault. "I would like to use this opportunity to appeal to anyone with information about these incidents or dash cam footage from the area at the time to contact us as soon as possible. "Many dash cams only retain footage for a limited amount of time so, if this applies to you, please make every effort to save the video." Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9262 quoting 1599 of 31/07/20 or the independent charity – Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.