Woman charged with attempted murder
A 28-YEAR-OLD woman has been charged with attempted murder.
Police and emergency services were called to reports of a stabbing on Atherton Road in Hindley Green, Wigan, at 10.35am on Saturday.
Greater Manchester Police said on Sunday a 39-year-old woman who was injured remained in hospital.
Awa Zongo Bn, 28, has been charged with attempted murder, police said. She was due to appear in court.
In a statement, GMP said: “A woman has been charged after a woman was stabbed in Wigan.
“Awa Zongo Bn, 28, of Atherton Road, Wigan, has been charged with attempted murder.”
At around 10.35am on Saturday, police were called to reports of stabbing on Atherton Road. The street was sealed off by police throughout Saturday morning.
Crime scene investigators in white forensic suits could be seen scouring the area for clues.
A number of road closures were also in force, but were later lifted. The air ambulance was also scrambled and landed near the scene.