Police officers ‘save man’s life’ after being called to fight in Manchester McDonald’s

Officers said he remained in a 'serious but stable' condition.

Georgina Pellant Georgina Pellant - 29th May 2023

A group of Manchester police officers have been praised for saving a man’s life after they were called out to a fight in McDonald’s over the weekend.

Attending the scene at St Ann’s Square, Manchester city centre, at around 4.10pm on Saturday afternoon, they performed CPR on him before paramedics arrived and took him to the hospital.

Greater Manchester Police neighbourhood officers said he remained in a ‘serious but stable’ condition following the incident on Saturday.

A man has been arrested and is being questioned, whilst officers are expected to be formally commended for their life-saving actions.

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In a statement, GMP said: “GMP neighbourhood officers provided life-saving treatment after a man was injured in a city centre restaurant.

“Police were called to reports of a fight at St Ann’s Square, Manchester city centre, at around 4:10pm yesterday (27/5/2023).


“Officers from the Longsight and Rusholme Neighbourhood Policing Team, who were on patrol in the city centre, attended and performed emergency CPR on a man before paramedics arrived to take him to hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.”

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Chief Inspector Stephen Wiggins, of GMP’s City of Manchester Central division, said: “The officers acted quickly and decisively – all our officers are trained to carry out CPR and in this case may have saved a man’s life.

“He is recovering in hospital and hopefully he will make a full recovery.


“We are proud of all our officers and in this case we are putting them forward for a commendation.”

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody for questioning.

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