Young man savaged by machete gang in Rochdale
A young man is in hospital with ‘potentially life-threatening injuries’ after being attacked by a machete-wielding gang in Rochdale. A section of the B6377 Shawclough Road was closed in both directions following the horrific incident. The road was closed from around 3am at its junction with Bentley Street – from New Street to Joseph Street.
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You can sign up very simply by following the instructions here This morning (Wednesday), a cordon remains in place. A number of police vehicles remain at the scene.
A GMP spokesman said: “At around 9.45pm on Tuesday 5 October 2021 police received a report of a collision and a male being assaulted on Bentley Street, Rochdale. “Emergency services attended and enquiries established a 21-year-old man was seriously assaulted by a group of males with machetes. “He has been taken to hospital with potentially life threatening injuries.
“Enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made.
A scene remains in place this morning.”
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