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The teenage victim, Kyle Hackland, was fatally stabbed at around 11:30am on Southlea Road, Withington on Tuesday 22 November 2022.
At around 11am yesterday (Thursday 24 November) a teenager handed himself in to North Manchester Police Station. He has been arrested on suspicion murder and remains in custody for questioning.
At 2:30pm yesterday (Thursday 24 November) a second teenager handed himself in to Cheadle Heath Police Station. He has also been arrested on suspicion murder and remains in custody for questioning.
In addition, at around 1pm yesterday (Thursday 24 November) a third teenager was arrested at an address in Wythenshawe on suspicion of assault, possession of an offensive weapon and affray. He also remains in custody for questioning in connection with this incident.
Last night (Thursday 24 November), at around 9:30pm, a fourth teenager (18) handed himself in to Cheadle Heath Police Station. He has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody for questioning in connection with this incident.
GMP’s Major Incident Team have been conducting an extensive and thorough investigation to establish the circumstances of the devastating incident and who is responsible.
Detective Superintendent Neil Jones of GMP’s South Manchester Division has said “There are a number of enquiries being conducted to establish the events that occurred in the lead up to this tragic incident, but these arrests are an important step in our investigation and providing justice for the victim’s family and friends.
“As always, the information the public provide us is crucial to our investigation and I urge anyone who may have information about this heart-breaking incident to please come forward and tell the police.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 1995 quoting 1125 of 22/11/2022.
Greater Manchester Police can be contacted via gmp.police.uk or 101. In an emergency, always dial 999. Information about crime can also be shared anonymously via the independent charity - Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.