Man charged with racially aggravated assault as man found seriously injured in Packer Street, Rochdale

A man who was assaulted remains in a critical condition in hospital.

<p>Police appeal in Rochdale </p>

Police appeal in Rochdale

A man has been charged with racially aggravated assault in connection with a serious incident in Rochdale.

Police were called after an unconscious man was found on Packer Street at 3.15am on Sunday.

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Police added enquiries later established that the man had been assaulted and fallen to the floor, and he remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Adam Farrell, 35, of no fixed address has been remanded into custody to appear before Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court today (Monday 28 February).

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