Detectives hunt for a man wanted in connection with a murder in Sale Moor offer a £5000 reward for information leading to his arrest

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Detectives searching for a man wanted for murder are offering £5000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

At around 11pm on July 20, police were called to Royton Avenue in Sale Moor to reports that a man had been stabbed.

Officers attended and found 34-year-old Mike Grimshaw with a stab wound to his neck, first aid was given by officers at the scene, before he was taken to hospital where he sadly died.

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Tyrone Patrick aged 32 from the Trafford area and with links to South Manchester is wanted in connection with this incident.

A 31-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of murder and have been bailed pending further esquires.

Detective Inspector Andy Butterworth, of GMP’s Major Incident Team said: “This has been a fast-moving enquiry and we have a significant number of officers trying to locate this man.

“We are now offering a £5000 reward for any information leading to this man’s arrest and I would urge anyone who knows where he is to contact us.

“Assisting an offender is an offence and I want to make it clear that if you are harbouring this man, you could also face prosecution.

“If you know where he is, I would uge you to do the right thing and call us, all information will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

“Members of the public are advised not to approach him, but to contact police immediately.

“Anything you know, no matter how big or small, may be a key piece of information in our hunt for this man.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 856 6493 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

(Image of Tyrone Patrick: GMP)


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