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Phoenix Nights stars tweet their support for Ted Robbins

Man arrested in connection with attempted abduction

Police investigating an attempted abduction in Gorton have made an arrest.

Shortly before 12:35pm on Tuesday 27 January 2015, a 23-year-old woman was jogging on Gorton Lane, Gorton when a man driving a black Honda Accord pulled up alongside her.

The driver signalled the woman over to the car and waited until she approached before then grabbing her arm. The woman managed to break free of the offenders grip and run away.

A 25-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of attempted kidnap.

He has been released on bail pending further inquiries until 13 February 2015.

Wife of Ted Robbins: Ted is 'doing well' in hospital

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The wife of Ted Robbins, Judy, says her husband is "doing well" in hospital.

She also made an appeal to the doctor in the audience who came to Ted's rescue.

In a message this morning she wrote:

"With Ted now in the hospital. He is in some pain due to bruising on his ribs from chest compressions but other than that, he is doing well.

"We are so incredibly grateful for everyone's support and we would love more than anything to find out who the doctor was out of the audience who gave such fantastic treatment.

"Thanks for all your lovely messages, it's very touching to know he is loved.

He will be fit and healthy again soon."

Phoenix Nights Live show to go ahead as planned

Manchester Arena say the second Phoenix Nights Live show will go ahead tonight, despite one of the stars collapsing on stage last night.

Ted Robbins, from Liverpool, is said to be in a stable condition in hospital.


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