Injured man rescued from Fallowfield lake

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being found with head injuries in a lake in Manchester.

The man, who police believe is in his late teens, was rescued from the lake in Platt Fields Park, Fallowfield, at about 05:35 GMT.

Police said the man's injuries were life-threatening.

Det Insp Terry Crompton said: "He may well have fallen but we are treating it as assault until such time we can eliminate it from the investigation."

Mr Crompton urged anyone with information to contact the police.

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