Manchester

Man arrested after woman injured by exploding aerosol in Ancoats

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a woman was critically injured by an exploding aerosol in Manchester, police said.

The woman was found when officers were called to Every Street, Ancoats, at about 07:35 BST following reports of an explosion.

She was taken to hospital for treatment to her injuries where she remains in a critical condition.

The road, which was closed while police investigated, has reopened.

A 34-year-old man has been bailed until 11 June pending further enquiries.

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