Police: Man, 49, suffers ‘life changing’ injuries in horror early morning knife attack

Police: Man, 49, suffers 'life changing' injuries in horror early morning knife attack
Police: Man, 49, suffers 'life changing' injuries in horror early morning knife attack

A man has been left with horrific injuries following a knife attack in north Manchester.

Police have launched an urgent appeal for information in the wake of the brutal incident in Cheetham Hill in the early hours.

The victim, 49, suffered ‘life-changing’ injuries.

Cops were called by paramedics at 4.10am this morning (Saturday) following reports a man had suffered stab wounds to his arms and legs on Spur Walk, near Broomfield Drive.

He was taken to hospital, where he is being treated for serious lacerations to his forearms, hip, thigh and lower leg. He also suffered serious damage to his fingers.

The man remains in a serious but stable condition.

A cordon remains in place on Broomfield Drive. It extends from the junction of Squire Road and Halliwell Lane to halfway down Squire Road.

It is expected to remain in place for much of the morning.

Detectives say initial enquiries suggest was a ‘targeted and isolated attack’.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 856 1146, quoting incident 423 of February 13; or Crimestoppers, anonymously 0800 555 111.

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