Teenagers held after Manchester tram stop stabbing

The tram stop is in north Manchester (Google Maps)

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Two 17-year-old boys have been arrested after a man was stabbed at a tram stop in north Manchester.

Police attended the incident at Abraham Moss Metrolink station in Cheetham Hill following an earlier disturbance on a tram.

The victim was taken to hospital with a stab wound – police said his condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

The teenagers were arrested on suspicion of assault and remain in custody for questioning.

Greater Manchester Police spokesman Detective Inspector Jen Tattersall said: “A man has been stabbed following a disturbance on the tram and we are currently trying to piece together the exact circumstances of the incident.”

"Although we've made two arrests, our inquiries are very much ongoing and we are appealing for information.”

He concluded: “I would urge anyone who witnessed what happened to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

Police said anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 1146 and quote incident number 1456 of 11/09/2019.

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