Police hunt after assault

Dean McDonough
Dean McDonough

POLICE are hunting a Wigan man who is wanted in connection with an assault and also a breach of his licence conditions.

Officers want to speak to Dean McDonough, 23, in connection with the assault of a 20-year-old woman that took place in the Leigh area on Friday, August 23.

The woman needed hospital treatment as a result of the attack.

McDonough is known to have links to the Wigan and Leigh areas. As a result of the assault, he is also wanted for breaching the terms of his licence conditions.

Superintendent Andrea Jones said: “We have launched a number of inquiries to trace McDonough and despite extensive inquiries, we still have not had that vital piece of information to help find him.

“It is vital that we speak to McDonough in connection with a violent attack on a young woman.”