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Ramsbottom chef fights for life after serious assault
1:35pm Monday 10th September 2012 in News
A 32-YEAR-OLD chef is still in a “critical” condition after being seriously assaulted in Ramsbottom .
Farhad Ghassemi was punched and kicked in the head minutes after leaving the town’s award-winning Ramsons Restaurant where he works. Police found the man unconscious after being called to the junction of Bridge Street and Bolton Street at 11pm on Friday following reports of a fight. He sustained a bleed to the brain and remains in intensive care at Salford’s Hope Hospital.
Two men, aged 21 and 23, have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
A statement on Ramsons website reads: “As you may have heard from the news, Farhad, our second chef, was brutally attacked as he left work on Friday night.”
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