Woman charged with at­tempted mur­der

Manchester Evening News - - NEWS -

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.

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