Update on Incident in Manchester City Centre
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We were called to reports of a multiple stabbing at the Arndale shopping centre at 11.15am earlier today (Friday 11 October 2019).
At this stage we believe that four people were injured during the incident – not five as previously reported. We will update as the situation becomes clear.
A 19-year-old woman– was taken to hospital with stab wounds. Another woman was also taken to hospital with stab injuries. Both their conditions are described as stable.
A man in his 50s has also been taken to hospital with stab wounds.
A fourth victim – a woman in her 40s - who was not stabbed – has been assessed and did not need to go to hospital following assessment by paramedics.
A man in his 40s – who was arrested at the scene on suspicion of serious assault – remains in custody for questioning.
We will keep you updated.