Assault charge after teenager attacked in Salford

A 27-year-old man been charged with assault after a teenager was critically injured outside a pub in Salford.

The 19-year-old victim is in hospital following the assault in Partington Lane, at about 02:25 GMT on Saturday.

Matthew Carroll, of East Lancashire Road, Swinton, has been remanded to appear before magistrates in Manchester on Monday, police said.

A 31-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, has been bailed pending further inquiries.

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