Man found with 'life-threatening' injuries in Manchester park

A man is in hospital with life-threatening head injuries after being found in a Manchester park, police said.

The man, believed to be in his late 30s, was discovered about 20:50 BST on Tuesday in Whitworth Park, Rusholme.

He was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical condition. A police cordon is in place at the park.

Greater Manchester Police said detectives were investigating how the man came to be injured.

Det Ch Insp Julian Richardson said: "We do not know what has happened or what could have caused this man's injuries, but we are keeping an open mind.

"A team of detectives is co-ordinating inquiries at the scene and we are also trying to trace CCTV from the surrounding area."

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