BREAKING: Four arrests made following a stabbing in Littleborough

    Four men have been arrested following a stabbing in Littleborough.

    Police were called to the scene on Whalley Road at around 4:30am this morning (Tuesday) to reports of a stabbing. 

    Four men between the ages of 22 and 30 have been arrested. Two on suspicion of assault and two on suspicion of affray. 

    One of those arrested, is being treated in hospital for minor injuries. 

    GMP say enquires are continuing. 

    A spokesperson for Graater Manchester Police (GMP) said: 

    "Police were called at around 4.30am this morning (28 September) to a report of a stabbing on Whalley Avenue in Littleborough, Rochdale.

    "Emergency services attended a man in his 20s was taken to hospital with minor injuries. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of affray and remains in hospital receiving treatment. 

    "Two men, aged 26 and 30 years, were later arrested by police on suspicion of assault. One man is in hospital, while the other remains in custody for questioning. 

    "A further male, aged 22 years, was arrested on suspicion of affray. He is in police custody. 

    "Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

    "Anyone with any information - including dashcam or CCTV footage - is advised to contact police via the LiveChat function at www.gmp.police.uk quoting incident 356-280921 or by calling 101, or 999 in an emergency."

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