Following Attempted Murder In Rochdale, Two Women Have Been Arrested

A 53-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man were injured in a brutal attack in Rochdale. Two women were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Police were called to Mellor Street, Rochdale on 22 May 2021 with the reports of a stabbing. Initial enquires established that three men arrived in a blue Renault and then they were forced to enter a property.

They attacked the man with a machete. The woman also was injured during the incident. The 27-year-old man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries to his hands, arms, and back. The 53-year-old woman suffered from minor injuries to her hand.

Two women who are aged 29 and 34 were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. They are still in custody for questioning.

Detective Sergeant Richard Shelton, of GMP’s Rochdale district, said: “This was a brutal attack in which a man was stabbed multiple times and required surgery for his injuries.”

“This incident happened in broad daylight and police are hopeful that members of the public who were in the area at the time may have dashcam footage of the men driving this car to and from the scene.”

“Please do not hesitate to contact police with any information; even the smallest piece of intelligence could play a vital part in helping us to complete our investigation.”



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