Teen rushed to hospital following assault in Wigan

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital with head injuries after an assault in Wigan.


At around 10am this morning (Tuesday) police and paramedics were called to reports of an incident on Crossdale Road in Hindley Green.

Wellfield Road has been taped off towards the Crossdale Road intersection

Wellfield Road has been taped off towards the Crossdale Road intersection

An air ambulance landed at nearby Oakfield High School, but the casualty was taken to hospital by a road response vehicle.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: "Officers are in attendance and a 17-year-old man has been taken to hospital with head injuries.

"Scenes remain in place around Wellfield Road and enquiries are ongoing.

"Anybody with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident number 574 of 18 December 2018, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.