Greater Manchester Police car responding to an emergency call in central Mancester

Police investigating the stabbing of a seventeen year old boy in Hulme on Haloween have made two further arrests.

Two 18-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

The teenager was stabbed on Lingmoor Walk around 7.00pm and was taken to hospital and received treatment to stab wounds to his upper body and legs, he is still recovering in hospital.

An 18-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder on Thursday 1 November has since been released on police bail.

Officers continue to investigate and are still appealing for anyone with any information to come forward.

Detective Inspector Mark Astbury from GMP’s City of Manchester team said: “Our officers have trawled CCTV in the area and have been going house-to-house to try and find any information about this ferocious stabbing.

“Following these enquiries we have been able to make two further arrests which will hopefully further help us piece together the puzzle of what happened.

“Thankfully the victim will recover from his injuries, but it is incredible that he was not more seriously injured.

“I would like to thank the community for their help with this investigation so far, our enquiries are continuing and we would still like to hear from anyone who knows what happened.”


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