Teenage boy among four arrested in Glodwick murder investigation

Date published: 11 March 2018

A 15-year old boy is among four people being held on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a man after being found unconscious on an Oldham street on Friday afternoon (March 9).

At around 3.20pm police were called to reports that a man was unconscious and not breathing on Waterloo Street in Oldham, near to Charters Jewellers.

Officers attended the scene and discovered the man, who is yet to be identified, he was rushed to hospital suffering from multiple stab wounds but he died a short time later.

It’s understood the man was aged in his 20s.

Late on Friday evening, three men aged 20, 20 and 22, and a 15-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of murder. They remain in police custody for questioning.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Superintendent Nicky Porter, said: “Although the investigation is making good progress, it remains in its early stages.

“I appeal to anyone who may have witnessed what happened yesterday or who has any information to contact us.

“A large cordon remains in place and I am grateful for the support the local community and the hospitality they have shown to officers, some of them keeping them supplied with hot drinks during a very wet night.

“My foremost thoughts are with the family who have suffered this tragedy and they continue to be support by specially trained officers.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1293 of 09/03/18 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.