Gorton street murder: Two men sought over attack

Netherbury Close, Gorton
Image caption Police found the injured man in Netherbury Close on Saturday night

A man has died after being attacked on a Manchester street, police have said.

Greater Manchester Police said the 20-year-old was attacked by two men on Netherbury Close, Gorton at about 22:15 GMT on Saturday.

The injured man was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary for treatment but died in the early hours of Sunday. A post-mortem examination to establish the cause of his death is to take place.

A police spokesman said the man's death was being treated as murder.

Both attackers were described as being tall, in their mid-20s and wearing dark clothing. Police said one was dark-skinned and the other was black.

Image caption Floral tributes have been left for the 20-year-old victim

Det Ch Insp Howard Millington said there had been "some kind of fight between the victim and the men who were seen to flee from the scene in a silver car".

"We are appealing for the public's help [as] the incident happened outside on a residential street.

"Did you see a silver car leaving the scene at speed or other cars parked up on the street? You may think that what you saw is only trivial, but it could be vital."

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