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Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us

Officers make three more arrests following a stabbing in Bury

Greater Manchester Police are continuing to investigate a stabbing on Abingdon Avenue, Whitefield, that took place at around 5pm on Thursday 28 March 2024, which left an 18-year-old man with a serious injury to an arm.

Following extensive enquiries and co-ordinated work, two 16-year-old boys and a 17-year-old boy have all been arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of attempted murder.

They all remain in custody for questioning.

Previously, a 49-year-old man an 20-year-old man were arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder.

The 20-year-old, Charlie Harrison (22/07/2003) of Mather Avenue was charged with affray and possession of an offence weapon and remanded to prison. The 49-year-old man has been bailed with strict conditions.

Officers also arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted murder but has now been released with no further action. A 33-year-old man was then later arrested for attempted murder and has been released on police bail.

Detective Inspector Charlotte Whalley of GMP’s Major Investigation Team said; “Our ongoing work and determination to bring those responsible to justice is continuing at pace.

“Involving GMP’s specialised units and resources, we have managed to track down three more suspects we believe are linked to this incident, as we try to understand fully the circumstances.

“At the centre of this is a victim and a family suffering immense anguish and they are being kept up-to-date with the progress in this investigation.

“If anyone has information or detail that may help us in our enquiries, they are asked to get in touch, in confidence, by ringing 101 quoting incident 2566 of 28/03/2024. Alternatively, details can be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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