Police appeal for witnesses following Aldi car park attack

POLICE have admitted a man was injured in an incident on the car park of the Aldi supermarket in Stalybridge.

Now they have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

Eyewitnesses reported a group of about 20 men with baseball bats attacking two males on the evening of Saturday, October 20.

By the time the police arrived, the assailants had left the scene, but one of those attacked was said to have been hurt with talk of him being stabbed.

And a spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “GMP had a number of calls from the public at the time concerning the incident and police immediately responded to these.

“Police are not aware of any person being stabbed, albeit that at least one adult male appears to have suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident.

“GMP have recorded a crime for Affray, which is still an open and ongoing investigation. There have been no arrests have been made so far.”

Officers are keen to track down any witnesses to all or part of the incident.

The spokesman added: “We would like to speak to any member of the public who witnessed any part or the whole of the incident and they can re-contact police on 101 quoting crime number – 281810T/18, or via the Crimestoppers number (0800 555111).”


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