A man is in hospital after being stabbed in the stomach at a shopping precinct.
Police were called to Scholes precinct shortly before 1.10am on Wednesday to reports of a man being stabbed.
They found a 34-year-old man with stab wounds to his stomach.
Police today said he remained in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
Two men, aged 27 and 28, have been arrested on suspicion of assault and remain in police custody for questioning.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident number 77, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.