Man stabbed in chest as he walks to the shops
A MAN was stabbed in the chest as he walked to buy groceries.
The victim, in his 40s, was attacked in Mandley Park in Salford at lunchtime yesterday.
He was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary. His injuries are not thought to be lifethreatening. Police were called to the scene, off Leicester Road, just after noon. A huge part of the park was sealed off as officers carried out a search.
The park stretches from Broughton Park to the border with Cheetham Hill.
In a statement, GMP said: “Police were called to Mandley Park Avenue, Broughton, shortly before 12.20pm on Thursday, May 17 to reports that a man had been stabbed. Officers attending found a male victim in his 40s had suffered a knife wound to the chest.” Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police investigate in Mandley Park