Stabbing Urmston – Following what is believed to be a stabbing in Urmston, a man was brought to the hospital in a critical condition. On Monday in the vicinity of 5.20 p.m., the emergency services were dispatched to an alleyway in close proximity to Kingsway Park. According to the police, a male who was in extremely severe condition was sent to the hospital. After surgery, they reported that he was in a stable condition.
In the meantime, a man in his forties was taken into custody on suspicion of attempted murder following the alleged stabbing. The authorities have issued a request for anyone who may have information regarding the incident to get in touch with them. Anyone who may have information is encouraged to call the police at the number 101 or use the LiveChat feature on the website gmp.police.uk. They are able to call Crimestoppers at the following number: 0800 555 111.
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Greater Manchester Police verified that they responded to reports of a “suspected firearm” late Sunday night.According to police, when officers arrived on the scene, they discovered damage to a window of a residence. The police have cordoned off the property and have been seen conducting investigations at the Lostock Road, Urmston location. Detective Inspector Matt Dixon of the Trafford District of the Greater Manchester Police stated that police are maintaining a “open mind” regarding the incident.
Detective Dixon stated, “We are keeping an open mind regarding the cause of the damage.” As we conduct our investigations today, there will be a heightened police presence in the surrounding area, and I encourage anyone with information that could assist us to approach our officers. “Detectives are especially interested in speaking with anyone who may have footage, such as dashcam, mobile phone, or CCTV/doorbell footage, from this area in the moments preceding and following the incident.”
If witnesses have any information, they are urged to contact police at 0161 856 7863, referencing incident log number 3143 from 15 January 2023.
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