Man found with stab wounds

Emergency services were called on Friday morning
Emergency services were called on Friday morning

An elderly man was taken to hospital after suffering stab wounds.

The emergency services were called to Alexandra Road, in Ashton, at 6.20am on Friday to help the 77-year-old man.

His injuries were said to be "substantial".

A police spokesman said: "The man was taken to hospital. There were no suspicious circumstances."