Police probe after woman stabbed in broad daylight

An investigation has been launched after a woman was stabbed in the neck in public.

Sunday, 1st October 2017, 5:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 3:27 pm
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Officers were called to Woodhouse Lane in Beech Hill, Wigan shortly after 2pm today (Sunday) to reports of an assault.

On arrival, they found a female victim with an injury to the neck.

She was taken to hospital following the incident, which appears to have taken place outside a branch of Farm Foods. The extent of her injuries are not yet known.

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A 31-year-old female was arrested on suspicion of assault.

Police have appealed for anyone with information on the incident to contact the non-emergency number 101, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.