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Oldham 'urinating' row: Man charged with actual bodily harm

Derek Laidlaw Image copyright Greater Manchester Police
Image caption Mr Laidlaw suffered severe bruising in the attack

A 46-year-old has been charged with assaulting a pensioner who had asked a man to stop urinating in the street.

Derek Laidlaw, 70, was attacked after confronting a man near the wall of his partner's house in Failsworth, Oldham.

Mr Laidlaw suffered severe bruising to his face and head during the incident at about 22:45 BST on 2 July.

Stephen Anthony Glynn, from Massey Avenue, Failsworth, is due to appear before magistrates on Monday charged with actual bodily harm.

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