/ Two stabbed in Swinton

Two men have been arrested after a man was stabbed in Swinton.

Shortly after 11.40pm on Friday 13 October 2017, police were called to the Weavers Arms on Swinton Hall Road to a report that a man had been stabbed.

Officers attended and discovered a 30-year-old man with multiple stab wounds. He was taken to hospital but has since been released.

Another man, aged 31, also suffered a minor stab wound to the back.

Two men, aged 30 and 31, have been arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault and remain in police custody for questioning.

Detective Inspector Ben Cottam of GMP’s Salford Borough said: “Our dedicated team of detectives have been investigating this violent attack and we have now made two arrests.

“Our thoughts are with the victims and their family as they thankfully continue to recover”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 2591 13/10/17, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.



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