Police Arrest A 17-Year-Old On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder After Two Teenagers Were Knifed Outside A College In North Manchester

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Police have made an arrest after two teenagers were knifed outside a college in North Manchester.

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Officers were called at around 11am today Nov 24, after a report that two teenagers had been knifed on Chorlton Street in North Manchester.

Emergency services attended and a 17-year-old boy and a 18-year-old man were taken to hospital with stab wounds and both are in a stable condition in hospital.

Police recovered a knife from the scene and a 17-year-old boy (not the one in hospital)  has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, he is currently in police custody for questioning.

GMP officers are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to come forward.

Detective Inspector Rebecca Boyce of GMP’s City of Manchester team said: “We currently have one person in custody, but we are still in the early stages of the investigation and need those who witnesses the incident to get in contact with us.

“There were a lot of people in the area at the time so I’m encouraging anyone who has information, no matter how small, to call police.

“I’d like to re-emphasise that we have a team of highly skilled officers working on this investigation and we are following each line of enquiry extremely seriously.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting reference number 757 of 24/11/16, or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

 

 

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