Boy, 17, stabbed to death and three others injured in Manchester knife brawl in broad daylight


A TEENAGE boy was stabbed to death this evening and three others left injured in a knife brawl.

The 17-year-old died from his injuries on the road in Manchester at about 7.30pm.

Three other boys, with unknown ages, were taken to hospital after the death in Rusholme.

It is thought their injuries aren’t life-threatening.

A teenager, 17, was arrested and is in police custody for questioning.

Superintendent Leon Jacobs of GMP’s City of Manchester Division said: “This is a dreadful incident and we are working hard to establish how this boy came to lose his life.

“Our specialist officers are supporting the boy’s family and our thoughts are with them as they struggle to come to terms with their loss.

“We also wish those in hospital a speedy recovery.

“While our investigations are in their infancy, we have already made one arrest.

“This is a fast-paced enquiry and it is vital we secure any information that the public possess in relation to this.”


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