URGENT: Teenager, 18, taken to hospital with serious injuries after stabbing in south Manchester

A teenager was rushed to hospital Sunday night after a stabbing in Moss Side. Police and paramedics rushed to the scene, on Rosedale Road, around 5 pm (May 8).

A cordon was immediately erected in the area, which ran down an alley on Lloyd Street South, with crime scene investigators carrying out investigations into the night. The 18-year-old was rushed to hospital with serious injuries but is now in stable condition.

Officers will remain at the scene throughout the night and have confirmed that there will be an increased police presence in the area following the incident. Numerous CSI vans were seen parked near the scene tonight. No arrests have yet been made and an investigation has been opened.

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A witness at a nearby store told the Manchester Evening News that shortly before 5pm, a man entered the store “asking for water because someone had been stabbed”. Police are now asking for information as the investigation continues.

Officers on Lloyd Street South, at the entrance of a small alley

In an update Sunday night, a force spokesperson said: “At around 5 pm this afternoon (May 8), police were called to a report of a stabbing in Rosedale Road, Moss Side. An 18-year-old man was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition.

“A cordon will be in place for the rest of the day and there will be an increased presence of officers in the area. A full investigation has been launched. No arrests have been made.”

Anyone with information should contact the police on 0161 856 9272 quoting registration number 2426 of 8 May 2022. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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