Police launch investigation following attack on pensioner in Denton

POLICE are investigating after a pensioner was assaulted in the Denton area of Tameside.

At around 7.20pm on Tuesday 2 April 2019 the victim, who is in his 70s, was approached from behind and attacked near the junction of Market Street and Victoria Street.

He suffered a fractured eye socket, bruising to the head and a cut to the eyebrow which required hospital treatment.

An image has been released of a man police would like to speak to.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9125 quoting incident number 1917 of 02/04/19.

Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *