Man, 23, fighting for life after falling from building in Manchester city centre

By Paul Britton

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after he fell from a building in Manchester city centre.

Police said officers were first called to the scene after concerns for the man's welfare were reported.

He's 23 but hasn't been named, Greater Manchester Police confirmed.

A spokesman for the force said the man was taken to hospital, where he remained on Sunday afternoon in a critical condition.

Police aren't looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Officers were called after concerns for the man's welfare were reported (Adam Vaughan)

Officers were called to Ducie Street in the city centre at around 8am on Sunday.

Cordons were then established.

In a statement to the Manchester Evening News police described the man's injuries as 'serious'.

Greater Manchester Police said: "Officers were called to Ducie Street in Manchester city centre at about 8am on October 10 over concerns for the welfare of a man.

"A 23-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital with serious injuries.

"This was an isolated incident and there is no wider danger to the public.

"Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with it."

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