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Women injured after double stabbing in Hindley | UK news


One woman has been seriously injured in a double stabbing in Greater Manchester, while another has sustained minor injuries.

Emergency services were called to the incident in Hindley at about 10.30am on Saturday.

A North West ambulance spokeswoman confirmed that two air ambulances were sent to the scene and the women, both believed to be in their 20s, were taken to hospital. One of the women had since been discharged with minor injuries while the other was still receiving treatment, police said.

Greater Manchester police said they were not looking for anyone else in connection to the attack, which it added was not being treated as terror related.

Photos circulating on social media showed a police cordon in place while emergency services worked at the scene.

Yunus Mulla
(@yunusmulla)

Two women stabbed and seriously injured in #hindley . Road closed . [email protected] pic.twitter.com/Kq5LYrUMmC


December 14, 2019

Atherton Road, where the attack occurred, was closed for a few hours, but had since reopened.





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