Police plea after men found with head injuries
9:03am Thursday 28th February 2013 in News
n MYSTERY surrounds how two men were badly injured after being attacked on a Radcliffe housing estate.
The two men were found in Byland Gardens, with head injuries — but they have no recollection of what happened to them. Police are now appealing for help to piece together how the men were hurt — and whether anyone else was involved in the incident.
The investigation has revealed the men were socialising together on Saturday, February 16, and went out at about lunchtime to buy drinks. The last time they were seen is when the they returned to a house in Byland Gardens in a taxi shortly afterwards. No one else was with them.
At 9.45pm that night, a passer-by called the emergency services when they discovered the first man, aged 39, with head injuries outside a house in Byland Gardens. He was taken to North Manchester General Hospital for treatment and discharged the following day.
Two days later, at 5.20pm on Monday, February 18, the emergency services were called to the same street when the second man, aged 53, was found at his home with head injuries. He remained in hospital for several days and has since been discharged.
The two men had gone to the 53-year-old man’s house together and it is thought they were together when they were assaulted. Their injuries were serious, but not life-threatening.
Anyone with information is asked to call Bury CID on 0161 856 8150 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.