Man is seriously hurt after being stabbed next to canal

An investigation is under way after a man suffered serious injuries when he was stabbed next to a canal.

Wednesday, 8th September 2021, 9:28 am

Emergency services were called at around 11.45am on Sunday to help the 33-year-old man after he was attacked on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, near Firs Lane in Leigh.

He suffered stab wounds and was taken to hospital with injuries which were described by police as being "serious" but "not life-threatening".

An investigation was launched and anyone with information about what happened is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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