Four men have been arrested following a stabbing in Littleborough in the early hours of this morning

The incident happened on Whalley Road at around 4:30am

Four men between the ages of 22 and 30 have been arrested. Two on suspicion of assault and two on suspicion of affray.

One of those arrested, is being treated in hospital for minor injuries.

A spokesperson for Graater Manchester Police (GMP) said:

“Police were called at around 4.30am this morning (28 September) to a report of a stabbing on Whalley Avenue in Littleborough, Rochdale.

“Emergency services attended a man in his 20s was taken to hospital with minor injuries. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of affray and remains in hospital receiving treatment.

“Two men, aged 26 and 30 years, were later arrested by police on suspicion of assault. One man is in hospital, while the other remains in custody for questioning.

“A further male, aged 22 years, was arrested on suspicion of affray. He is in police custody.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.


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