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Asian man attacks Army Cadet setting 15 year old on fire moments after selling poppies

A 15-year-old Army Cadet has suffered burns to his face moments after he was selling poppies for Remembrance Day.

The cadet was approached by a male who produced an aerosol can and a lighter, the aerosol was aimed at the cadets face and the spray was lit.

The incident occurred in Manchester with the suspect described as Asian 5ft 8in tall and wearing a dark hooded top.

The cadet suffered minor injuries. Anyone with information is requested to contact Greater Manchester Police by dialling 101.

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Trevor Sherwood
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