GMP enforce Section 60 in Ordsall after a 34-year-old man was stabbed in Salford
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At around 8:35am this morning, officers were called to reports of a stabbing at a property on Taylorson Street in Salford.
Emergency services attended the scene, and a 34-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Initial enquiries suggest that a 34-year-old man was stabbed inside a property on Taylorson Street, the offender then made off from the scene and travelled on the tram into Manchester City Centre.
A 26-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder near to New Islington in Manchester City Centre.
A section 60 was authorised post the stabbing, which allow officers in a prescribed area namely area bounded by the A56, Trafford Road and Regent Road to stop and search individuals within the stated perimeter.
Detective Inspector Chris Horsfield of GMP’s Salford district said: “Our officers have arrested an individual on suspicion of attempted murder, and we are confident that this is a targeted attack and there is no wider risk to the community.
“I would urge members of the public that saw anything suspicious around 8:30am this morning around Taylorson Street or the Ordsall area of Salford, or witnessed the incident, to please come forward and report this information to us immediately.
“Your information no matter how small it may seem could be a huge help in our investigations going forward and will help us secure justice for the victim of this horrific attack.
"We are also appealing for any witnesses to come forward and contact us on 101 or 0161 856 5049 quoting log 612 13/2/23 or on our website using our reporting tool www.gmp.police.uk
“We have also introduced a Section 60 within the local area to ensure enhanced stop and search powers are in force to provide extra reassurance to the local community.
“We will also be increasing our patrols across the Ordsall area and there will be an enhanced patrol plan in place throughout the coming days to provide reassurance to the local community.
“If you have any concerns about crime within your area, we urge that you speak to our officers who will be patrolling around the local area or talk to GMP online via our Live Chat to discuss your concerns.
"Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."