Burned woman 'pushed into fire' in Urmston
- 28 July 2014
- From the section Manchester
A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after "reportedly being pushed into a fire", Greater Manchester Police said.
The 42-year-old suffered extensive burns to her face and body after being burned in a rural area close to Eeasbrook in Urmston on Saturday.
A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is in police custody.
Det Insp Carl Gilbert said the woman's injuries were "extremely serious".
He said: "It is not clear at this stage exactly how the woman came by her injuries.
"If you saw the incident itself or have any information about it then please call us urgently."