An investigation has been launched by Oldham CID following a serious assault of a man who was taken away in a vehicle on Ashton Road

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Greater Manchester Police are appealing for information following a report of a serious assault in the vicinity of Ashton Road, Oldham, on Sunday 10 September 2023 at around 9.30pm.

It is believed that a 45-year-old man was subject to an assault after being taken away in a Grey Audi from Ashton Road near to the junction with Kent Street.

The man was then taken back to his home address with significant injuries.

He was taken to hospital for emergency treatment, where he remains in critical condition.

A 34-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of a Section 18 assault and has since been bailed pending further investigation.

Detectives are now appealing for witnesses who were in the vicinity of Ashton Road near to Kent Street, Hathershaw, Oldham who may have CCTV, doorbell or dash cam footage to come forward.

Detective Inspector Victoria Wade from Oldham’s CID said: “We are keen to gather as much information as we can that will help us with our investigation.

“We believe this to be a targeted attack and we are keen to ensure that the local community are reassured that we are doing everything to bring the right person to justice.

“If you know anything no matter how big or small, please do get in touch.”

A dedicated Major Incident Public Portal has been opened to receive information, and you can directly submit images and mobile phone, dash-cam, or doorbell footage here:

Alternatively information can be shared with Oldham CID on 0161 856 2227 quoting log number 3831 of 10/09/23 or use our LiveChat service at

The independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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