Deansgate attempted murder probe: two badly hurt after being struck with brick

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Police have now charged a man in connection with a city centre incident.

Police leading an attempted murder inquiry in Manchester city centre have now charged a man.

GMP said they were called to a report of ‘injured men’ at the junction of Deansgate and Peter Street at 2.15am on Monday 13 June.

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The victims were taken to hospital with serious head injuries, where two of them remained for treatment yesterday. It is understood they were struck with a brick.

Jordan Smith, 30, of Hulme Street, Manchester has now been charged with two counts of attempted murder and section 18 assault. He was remanded in custody ahead of a hearing at Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court on Thursday (16 June).

A second man, 26, was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder. He remains in police custody for questioning.

  • Anyone with information should call GMP on 0161 856 9272 quoting 273 13/06/22 or see Information can also be shared via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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