Shocking moment thug wielding a massive MACHETE brawls with man in broad daylight as horrified shoppers watch | The Sun

THIS is the horrifying moment a machete-wielding thug brawls with a man in broad daylight as horrified shoppers watch.

One man was left injured after the fight broke out in Manchester's busy city centre on the evening of April 19.

Greater Manchester Police confirmed that they had launched an investigation into the assault after the shocking footage emerged on social media.

They added that they had been called to the scene at around 6.15pm and confirmed that one of those involved had suffered "minor injuries".

In the clip, posted to Twitter, two men, one in a grey tracksuit and the other in dark trousers and a blue jumper, can be seen arguing.

The man in grey makes a move toward the man in blue, who then pulls out a long blade in response.


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Members of the public can be heard gasping as the knifeman advances and swings the weapon hard at his rival.

Cops said that they believe this to have been a "targeted" attack and that there was no risk to the wider public.

Inspector Richard Flanagan of GMP Central division said: “This happened in a busy part of Manchester city centre in broad daylight.

"People will have been walking past, or commuting on the Metrolink, and I urge anyone who might have witnessed this incident to please come forward and share any information or CCTV or mobile footage with police.

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"No matter how small you think the information may be, it could prove vital to the investigation.

"I understand there was a large police presence in the city centre in response to this incident, but I’d like to reassure the public that this is believed to be a targeted attack, with no threat to the wider public."

Anyone with information about the attack is urged to contact the force on 101, quoting reference 2938 of 19/4/23.

Those who wish to make an anonymous report can contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The North West Ambulance Service has been contacted for comment.

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