/ Man arrested after stabbing in Sharston

A man has been arrested after a woman and a girl were stabbed in Sharston.

Shortly after 8.10am on Saturday 17 November 2012, police were called to an address on Brownley Road following a report a woman had been stabbed.

Police and paramedics attended and found that an 18-year-old woman had suffered a stab wound. She has been taken to hospital for treatment. Her injuries are not currently believed to be life threatening.

A 13-year-old girl has also been taken to hospital for treatment to lacerations that are believed to be less serious.

A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment to a serious neck injury.

Police enquiries are ongoing and a 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Chief Superintendent Rob Potts, South Manchester Divisional Commander said: “People in the area will undoubtedly be concerned when they hear about this, but I would like to try and reassure them this appears to be an isolated incident.

“Police and paramedics were quickly on the scene and those injured are receiving treatment at hospital. A man has been arrested in connection with this attack and will be questioned by police.

“If anyone has any information they think may help us with our enquiries, please contact police on 0161 856 4882 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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