Man charged after daytime stabbing

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A MAN has been charged with assault after a man was stabbed in Wigan.

Police were called at 10.50am on Friday, July 23, to Upper Dicconson Street in Swinley to reports a man had been stabbed.

Officers attended and discovered a 48-year-old man with a stab wound. He was taken to hospital where he is being treated. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The man, 28, of Upper Dicconson Street, Swinley was arrested and has been charged with S18 assault. He was due to appear at Wigan Magistrates Court on Saturday 13 July 2013.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about the incident should call police on 0161 856 7124 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.