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Shortly before 6.20pm this evening (Sunday 12 January 2020), police were called to reports that two people had been stabbed on Market Street.
Officers attended and a 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of serious assault – a taser was deployed during the arrest.
Four people have been injured and one has been taken to hospital for treatment.
This is being treated as an isolated incident and there is not believed to be any wider threat to the public.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has footage or information is urged to contact police.
Metrolink and bus services are currently affected. Please follow @OfficialTfGM and @MCRMetrolink for travel updates.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 2353 of 12/01/2020, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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