Piccadilly Gardens fight 'racial motive' investigated

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Image caption Police said officers are looking through "large amounts" of CCTV footage

A brawl between two groups of men in front of shoppers may have been racially motivated, police say.

About 15 men were involved in the fight in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, at about 15:00 BST on Saturday.

Ch Insp Faz Zaman said racial language was used during the fight. Police said the fight had ended by the time they arrived and no arrests were made.

Mr Zaman said detectives were now going through evidence of the fight, including CCTV footage.

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