Police say a man has been arrested after he assaulted a middle-aged man in the middle of the night.
According to Greater Manchester Police, the victim, aged 59, was attacked at Stand Lane in Radcliffe at around 1:20 am this morning (Thursday).
The man was taken to hospital for treatment for injuries, but there are no reports of his life being threatened or changed.
The potential attacker is 22 years old and has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery.
He is in custody for questioning.
A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “At approximately 1:20 am this morning (22 September 2022), police responded to a report of an assault on a male that occurred on Stand Lane in Radcliffe.
“A 59-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment for injuries that are not life-threatening or life-changing.
“A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery. He is in custody for questioning.”