Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Knifeman Arrested and Taken to Hospital

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Knifeman Arrested and Taken to Hospital

Article excerpt

A MAN armed with a knife was arrested following a dramatic incident on a residential street in Moss Side.

The man, who was discovered with a number of injuries, was found brandishing a knife when officers arrived to Elmswood Avenue yesterday afternoon. Dozens of police attended a terrace house on the road along with a tactical aid unit and police dogs, witnesses said.

The M.E.N. understands the man suffered a number of selfinflicted injuries before being taken to hospital. Police confirmed that there were other people inside the property at the time of the incident but nobody else was hurt.

The quiet street of terrace houses close to Princess Parkway, home to families, was cordoned off for more than two hours.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray. …

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