BREAKING NEWS: Man who chased victim down a street and attacked him with an axe charged with suspicion of murder

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A 36-year-old man has died after he was chased down the street and attacked by an assailant wielding an axe in Partington, Greater Manchester.

Shortly before the attack at midnight on Thursday, the offender had caused significant damage to a number of parked cars.

The attacker later rang the police to report the incident before he fled the scene, Greater Manchester Police said, a cordon was put in place while the murder inquiry continued.

A suspect has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in Greater Manchester

Detective Chief Inspector Jonathan Kelly said: ‘This a shocking incident in which a man has sadly lost his life.

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