Manchester

Bolton single punch attack victim 'critical'

A Greater Manchester man is critically ill after he was floored by one punch in the early hours.

The man banged his head after falling to the ground in Bradshawgate, Bolton, at about 02:00 BST, a Greater Manchester Police spokesman said.

He added the man suffered "serious head injuries" after he was attacked by two men who approached him.

Det Sgt Iqbal Ahmed appealed for witnesses. He said: "This man is very poorly in hospital."