Watch: Police hunt after man left seriously injured in Altrincham knife attack

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Officers have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a knife attack in Altrincham which left a man seriously injured.

The footage shows a man in his 40s being kicked to the floor and attacked with a knife, resulting in serious injuries.

The footage shows the offender chasing the victim across the road before assaulting him

His neighbour, a man in his 50s, is also assaulted by the offender when he tries to help the victim.

The incident happened shortly before 5.50pm on Saturday November 28th.

The offender then made off in a silver Mercedes driven by another man.

The video shows the victim’s neighbour being attacked as he goes to help

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and released under investigation.

Police now want to speak to the man carrying out the assaults in the video.

Watch CCTV footage of the assault here

Detective Constable David Jarvis of GMP’s Trafford district, said: “The victim of this appalling attack has been left with serious injuries and his neighbour, who tried to go the victim’s aid has, although fortunately not been left with any lasting physical injuries, has understandably been left distressed.

“The man we would like to speak to enters shot from the right, and I would encourage anyone who may have information about the incident to get in contact.”

Anyone with any information about the assault should call 0161 856 7570 quoting log number 2047 of the 28/11/2020.

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