Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Thug Batters Homeless Man in Brutal Attack ; Victim Hit with Crutch before Having Head Stamped On

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Thug Batters Homeless Man in Brutal Attack ; Victim Hit with Crutch before Having Head Stamped On

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SHOCKING footage shows a homeless man being battered with a crutch in Manchester city centre, before having his head brutally stamped on.

Detectives have issued CCTV of the 'savage' attack, which took place on Market Street in the early hours, in a bid to find the culprit.

They have also released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident. GMP were first called at around 6.30am last Saturday following reports that a man had been assaulted close to Tesco.

The suspect can be seen on camera first swinging the crutch at the head of a passer-by.

It's believed the suspect then got into an argument with the 58- yearold victim after he tried to intervene. As the footage plays out, the pair begin to scuffle and the victim is struck with the crutch. …

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