Manchester stabbing: Police shut down Trafford road after attack in broad daylight

Forensics officers are also on location after the incident, which happened inUpper Chorlton Road this morning, involving a stabbing at a ‘business premises’ just after 10am. The man was taken to hospital with what police described as “potentially life-threatening injuries”. He remains in a critical condition.

A cordon remains in place at the scene.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: “Emergency services attended, and found a 21-year-old man with potentially life threatening injuries.

“He’s been taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

“No arrests have been made, an investigation is underway, and patrols will be stepped up in the area as officers carry out their enquiries.

Anyone with any information is being asked to contact police, via LiveChat, by visiting, or by calling 0161 856 7863/0161 856 7528 quoting log number 1061 of 15/01/2022.

Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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