A 39-year-old local man was found with head injuries in Wilmslow this morning (Friday, 10th February).
Police officers were called to reports at 6.30am that a man had been found injured on a footpath, commonly known as the 'Black Path', at the back of Daresbury Close.
Police and ambulance attended the scene and the man was taken to Wythenshawe Hospital, but has since been transferred to Hope Hospital.
His condition is currently described as stable, and his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
A police spokesperson said "Officers are keeping an open mind as to the reasons behind the injuries and are currently conducting enquires in the local area."
Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 81 of 10/2/2017.
Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.