Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police in Hunt for Curry Mile Gunman

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police in Hunt for Curry Mile Gunman

Article excerpt

A GUNMAN threatened to shoot a young man as he walked along a backstreet near the Curry Mile.

The 21-year-old victim was approached in Rusholme on Tuesday night.

He was on his way to meet his girlfriend at the time, and managed to flee unharmed.

Police are now appealing for any witnesses who saw the 'terrifying' incident, at around 10.30pm at the junction of Grandale Street and Fleeson Street. Extra patrols have been deployed in the area.

The suspect is described as white, and was wearing a dark hooded top and bottoms. He spoke with a local accent.

Det Insp Mark Davis from GMP's City of Manchester team said: "Luckily there were no injuries, but being threatened with a gun must have been terrifying for the victim, who was just walking down the street to meet his girlfriend. …

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