A man has been arrested in connection with an assault involving a meat cleaver.
Shortly before 1.20pm on Sunday 26 April 2015 the victim, a 52-year-old man, was at home on Evesham Road in Middleton when a man knocked on his door.
He spoke to the man and let him in, but once inside he became aggressive and threatened the victim.
The offender then went into the kitchen, picked up a meat cleaver and used it to threaten the victim with, before hitting him on the head and hand with it and fleeing in a car.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in police custody for questioning.
Detective Inspector Lee Hopwood of Rochdale division said: â€œThis was a horrific attack in which a man was attacked with a meat cleaver’.
â€œThe victim sustained serious injuries and is still in a serious but stable condition.â€...
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