A man from Gorton has been charged with attempted murder following the stabbing of a 19-year-old in Levenshulme
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Akbar Kafeel Khan (16/05/2002) of Hyde Road in Gorton was charged last night (Tuesday 24 January 2023) with attempted murder and possession of a bladed article. He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Manchester Magistrates Court today.
A woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been bailed while further enquiries are ongoing.
The 19-year-old victim, who remains in hospital in a life-threatening condition, was attacked on Stockport Road in Levenshulme at around 11.30pm on Sunday 22 January 2023.
A temporary S60 stop and search was put in place in the Levenshulme area at 12pm on Monday 23 January 2023, until yesterday.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident, is asked to contact 0161 856 1995 direct or 101 quoting log 3385 of 22/01/2023. Alternatively, information can be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.