Police have released CCTV of a man who was stabbed multiple times outside the Printworks in City Centre Manchester.
Shortly after midnight on January 16, police were called by the ambulance service to reports that a man had been stabbed.
The 25-year-old man was involved in an altercation with another man and suffered multiple stab wounds to the abdomen and chest.
He was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries but has since been discharged, following further enquiries, he was arrested on suspicion of causing affray and has been bailed until Feb 13.
After the stabbing, the man with the knife was seen with another man before he got into a white taxi alone and left the area.
He was subsequently dropped off on Radium Street by the taxi driver, whom he threatened with a knife for the duration of the journey.
The offender is described as wearing a dark coloured body warmer with a lighter coloured long sleeve top underneath, dark jeans and white trainers, the man he was with is described as having dark hair and was wearing a dark jacket with a lighter coloured top and dark jeans.
Detective Sergeant Richard Anderton of GMP’s City of Manchester Team said: “This was a violent attack which initially left a man in hospital.
“The incident has been captured on CCTV and I am urging the public to please study the footage to see if you recognise the attacker or the man he is with.
“Equally, I am appealing to anyone who may have seen what happened to please get in touch, the incident took place in a central location where people were still present, despite the early hour.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting ref number 23 of 16/01/17 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111