Youth, 17, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after Broadheath stabbing

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A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with last week’s “shocking and brutal” stabbing in Broadheath.

We reported on Tuesday how a man, thought to be in his early 20s, was stabbed multiple times in Woodstock Park, close to Whitlow Avenue.

The victim remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

The offender had subsequently fled from the scene before being pursued to a property on Craven Drive by a group of around 10 people. He also fled this location.

A 17-year-old male has now been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and he remains in custody for questioning.

The investigation is ongoing and officers continue to appeal for information.

A male and a female arrested on suspicion of a range of offences, including public order and conspiracy to commit assault, have been released on bail. A female arrested on suspicion of assault has been released under investigation.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 7587 quoting incident 1930 of 15/06/2021. You can also contact us via the Live Chat function at www.gmp.police.uk.

Alternatively, details can be passed on anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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