Man arrested after double stabbing in Oldham

Date published: 13 April 2021

A man has been arrested following yesterday's double stabbing in Oldham

Police investigating a double stabbing in Oldham have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of assault. He remains in custody for questioning.

At around 10.50am yesterday morning (Monday 12 April 2021) police were called by the ambulance service to reports of a double stabbing on Ashford Walk in Chadderton, Oldham.

Officers attended and established that a 21-year-old man had stabbed two people inside of a property following a dispute.

A 34-year-old man was taken to hospital with multiple stab wounds where he remains in a stable condition.

A 42-year-old woman was also taken to hospital with facial injuries. She has since been discharged.

The offender made off on foot prior to police arrival.

Detective Chief Inspector Wes Knights of GMP's Oldham CID, said: "This was a serious incident in which two people were brutally attacked, resulting in one man having to undergo surgery at hospital.

"We currently have a man in custody awaiting questioning and I would like to reassure the community that we are not searching for anyone else in relation to this incident."

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