At around 12.20 am this morning, a 24-year-old man was stabbed on Prince Street in Ramsbottom. Initial enquiries established that four men attacked the victim and stabbed him multiple times to the lower body.
Emergency services attended to the scene immediately and the 24-year-old man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. He remains in stable condition.
No arrests have been made, yet. Enquires are ongoing. Detective Sergeant Dan Smith, of GMP’s Bury district, said: “This is a shocking incident where a man was violently assaulted and has been left with potentially life-changing injuries.”
“I understand that an incident of this nature may cause concern in the local community, and would like to reassure residents that there is not believed to be a wider risk to the public. There will be increased patrols in the area whilst officers carry out enquiries.”
Anyone who has information on the incident should contact the police on 0161 856 8172, quoting incident number 78 of 23/05/21. Details can also be shared with the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.