POLICE have made an arrested after a man was kicked to the ground and stamped in the head in an assault in Sale.

The incident left the 59-year-old victim in hospital with serious injuries to his head and shoulder.

Officers say a 20-year-old man has now been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody for questioning.

At around 8.45am on Saturday, September 14, police were called to reports that a man had been assaulted on Urban Road.

He was walking along the road when he was approached by two men who started talking to him. The duo then punched and kicked the victim to the floor before stamping on his head and fleeing on foot.

One of the offenders has been described as white, of slim build and average height with short dark hair. He appeared to be in his late teens or early twenties and was wearing a black puffer jacket with dark jeans.

The other attacker has been described as mixed race, of slim build with an afro hair style. He was wearing a long sleeved grey top and also appeared to be in his early twenties.

Detective Sergeant John Seaton, of GMP’s Trafford district, said: “While we have made an arrest following our enquiries, we are continuing to appeal for information on this attack.

“The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital and our thoughts are with him as he continues his recovery.

“I would urge anyone who thinks that might have witnessed this assault or anyone with any information that could assist our enquiries to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information should call police on 0161 856 7747 or 101 quoting incident number 927 of 14/09/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.