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At 9am today, Tuesday 26 September 2017, police received a report that a 17-year-old boy had been stabbed on Chorley Road in Swinton. 

Police were called to a report of a stabbing that had happened on Chorley Road in Swinton. 

At 9am police were called to a school on Sefton Road in Pendlebury, after two boys tried to gain entry to the school. At the school officers discovered there was a boy in possession of a knife. 

Police arrested a 15-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted murder. 

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital to be treated for stab wounds.

Detectives are investigating and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. 

Chief Inspector Glenn Jones of GMP’s Salford Borough said:


“Sadly a teenager has been stabbed today, and it is only fortunate that his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. 

“I know that this news will cause concern to people living in the area, particularly people with children at the school, and I want to assure you that we are working with the school and have launched a full investigation.   

“If you witnessed the stabbing, or have any information that might help our investigation, I urge you to get in touch with police.” 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 463 26/09/17 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. 

Photo courtesy of Gillian Mahon

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