Man taken to hospi­tal af­ter be­ing chased and at­tacked at 1am

Macclesfield Express - - FRONT PAGE -

A MAN was taken to hospi­tal af­ter be­ing chased and at­tacked in an un­der­pass af­ter leav­ing a night­club.

Po­lice said that the man from Mac­cles­field was chased into an al­ley­way near Wood Street dur­ing the in­ci­dent in the early hours of Sun­day morn­ing (March 12).

He was then pushed to the floor and hit in the face.

The vic­tim suf­fered mi­nor fa­cial in­juries as a re­sult of the in­ci­dent and was taken to the Royal Stoke Hospi­tal. He was dis­charged from hospi­tal on Mon­day (March 13) af­ter be­ing as­sessed.

The of­fender is de­scribed as hav­ing short dark hair and was wear­ing a dark bomber jacket or cardi­gan.

The at­tack hap­pened at around 1am on Sun­day, March 12.

Of­fi­cers have launched an in­ves­ti­ga­tion and are following a num­ber of lines of en­quiry.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is asked to con­tact Cheshire Po­lice on 101 quot­ing in­ci­dent num­ber 762 of March 12.

In­for­ma­tion can also be re­ported anony­mously to Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111.

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