Police and ambulance called to suspected stabbing

Police and paramedics have been called to the scene of a disturbance in Platt Bridge.

Thursday, 4th August 2016, 3:57 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 4:20 pm
The scene on Liverpool Road, Platt Bridge
The scene on Liverpool Road, Platt Bridge

The details of the incident have not yet been made clear but social media chat suggests there has been a stabbing, though this has not yet been confirmed.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Police were called at 11.01 this morning and an area of Liverpool Road has been cordoned off.

Dean Cartwright posted on Facebook: “Things will never change down there, glad I moved away.”
Angela Dermott posted: “OMG gets worse round there, glad I don’t live there any more.”
Martin Peers wrote: “Years ago would have been a punch up, now it’s guns n weapons.”
Gemma Cartwright wrote: “Nightmare round here.”
Jade Elizabeth posted: Someone has been stabbed, I hope they are ok.”
Shaun Windsor posted: “It’s always been a nightmare round there, even when we were kids.”

Full details to follow ...