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Police have arrested a second man on suspicion of attempted murder after a Hindley man was stabbed by two men who tried to steal his car.
It happened on Sunday morning when the offenders approached the victim, before stabbing him 12 times and leaving him for dead.
A GMP statement read:
A man has been seriously injured after two men tried to steal his car.
The 59-year-old was stabbed at least 12 times as he left a house on a quiet estate in Hindley near Wigan.
The police are appealing for help to catch his attackers, one man has been arrested.
Police have made an arrest after a man was stabbed and left for dead in Hindley. The 59-year-old victim was just leaving a relative's home on Worcester Avenue when he was confronted by two men on Sunday
One man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody for questioning.
The victim remains in hospital in a serious condition. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening at this stage and he continues to make good progress in his recovery.
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