Man critically ill after Hazel Grove attack

A man is critically ill in hospital after being punched by another man in an "unprovoked" attack near a bar in Greater Manchester.

The 24-year-old was attacked as he walked close to Bar One in London Road in Hazel Grove just before 03:00 GMT, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said.

Police believe it was an unprovoked attack and are appealing for witnesses.

Det Insp Andy Naismith said the man was knocked out by "the force of this punch".

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