16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of attempted murder
A TEENAGER has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed.
The victim was taken to hospital with serious stab wounds following the attack on Wood Street, just outside Stockport town centre in Edgeley, on Friday night (December 13).
He remains in hospital in a stable condition, police said.
A 16-year-old boy has now been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
He is currently being quizzed by detectives.
Detective Inspector Julia Bowden said, of GMP’s Stockport division, said: “This incident is a serious violation of conduct on our streets and despite the victim suffering serious injuries, there is an element of fortune that it didn’t result in anything more significant.
“We would like to thank the public for their cooperation since our appeal for information at the weekend to support our investigation.
“We hope this arrest serves as a stark warning to those who use and possess bladed articles on our streets that it will not be tolerated.”
Anyone with any information about this incident should contact police on 0161 856 9923 quoting incident number 2807 of 13/12/2019.
Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.