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Injured man rescued from Fallowfield lake

Category: England

Published: 28th Feb 2012 16:28:20

A man is in a serious condition after being found with head injuries in a lake in Manchester.

The man, who police said was believed to be in his late teens, was rescued from the lake in Platt Fields Park, Fallowfield, at about 05:35 GMT.

He was treated by emergency services for serious head injuries. Police said his injuries were life-threatening.

A police spokesman said the incident was being treated as suspicious.

The man was not carrying any identification.

He is described by police as white with short fair hair and has a six-inch scar on his left ankle.

Det Insp Terry Crompton said: "We are appealing to the public to help us identify this man, who is lying critically injured in a hospital bed."

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BBC News, 2012. Injured man rescued from Fallowfield lake [Online] (Updated 28th Feb 2012)
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