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Double Stabbing In Oldham: Investigation Is Underway

A 21-year-old man had stabbed two people inside of a property following a dispute in Oldham. An investigation has been launched for the stabbing.

Officers got a report of a double stabbing yesterday n Ashford Walk in Chadderton, Oldham at around 10.50 am. When officers came to the scene they found a 34-year-old man and a 42-year-old man with several injuries.

The 34-year-old man was taken to the hospital immediately with multiple stab wounds. His condition is still critical. The 42-year-old man was also taken to the hospital. He has facial injuries.

The offender who is 21 years old made off on foot before police arrival.No arrest has been made, yet. Enquires are ongoing.

Detective Chief Inspector Wes Knights of GMP’s Oldham CID, said: “Two people have been injured as a result of this attack, one of whom is currently in a critical condition undergoing surgery at the hospital.”

“I understand that an event such as this will cause concern in the local community, however, I would like to reassure residents that we are doing all we can to establish the full circumstances behind these stabbings and trace the man responsible as quickly as we can.”

Anyone who has information should contact the police on 0161 856 8922 or 0161 856 68961 quoting incident number 926 of 12/04/2021. Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

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