CCTV image released following Oldham stabbing

Date published: 22 June 2022

Police investigating a stabbing in Oldham last week have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

A 50-year-old woman was stabbed at a property on Blanche Walk in St Mary's last Wednesday afternoon (15 June).  She was taken to hospital and her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Emergency services and the north west air ambulance attended the scene.

Today the police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following the attack.

The man is wearing a black bubble coat, dark trousers and a hoodie, and people are being urged to contact the police if they recognise him.

PC Ebony Millington, of GMP’s Oldham CID, said: “We do not believe that this was a random attack nor that there is any threat or risk of harm to the wider community. We'd ask anyone that recognises the individual in the CCTV to contact us, as we would like to speak to them in connection with this incident."

Anyone with information should make contact via 0161 856 8999 quoting 1868 15/06/22. Information can also be shared anonymously via the independent charity – Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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