Two people arrested in connection with stabbing in Stockport
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Two people have been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a man in Stockport this morning (Friday 17 December).
Police were called just after 6:30am to reports of an altercation on Foliage Crescent in Brinnington.
Officers attended, and found a 35-year-old man with stab wounds. He's been taken to hospital for treatment and he remains in a Critical condition.
A man aged 26 and a woman aged 31 have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, and remain in custody for questioning.
Detective Inspector Kat Lester from GMP's Stockport District said: "This is a shocking incident that has left a man fighting for his life in hospital, and is undoubtedly extremely concerning for the community.
"We will continue to investigate what we believe to be an isolated incident with no wider risk to the public, officers remain at the scene and will continue to carry out enquiries.
"While we have made two arrests, this is still very much an ongoing investigation, and I want to encourage anyone with any information, or CCTV or DashCam footage of the incident, to please get in touch with police."
You can contact police via LiveChat on our website www.gmp.police.uk or call 0161 856 9790 quoting log number 583 or 17/12/21. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.