Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Two Boys Are Arrested after 'Ferocious' Trick-or-Treat Knifing

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Two Boys Are Arrested after 'Ferocious' Trick-or-Treat Knifing

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TWO teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed in front of trick or treaters on Halloween.

The victim was knifed numerous times during the brutal attack on Lingmoor Walk in Hulme.

He was taken to hospital with wounds to his upper body and legs. The teenager is still in hospital.

Lingmoor Walk was packed with youngsters when the victim was attacked.

Two 18-year-old boys have now been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Another 18-yearold boy, who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed.

Police are appealing for witnesses - or anyone with information - to come forward.

Det Insp Mark Astbury, from GMP's City of Manchester team, said: "Our officers have trawled CCTV in the area and have been going house-to-house to try and find any information about this ferocious stabbing. …

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