Man has thumb sliced in attack

A man has been injured in a knife attack in Blackley. He was slashed at a bus stop on Rochdale Road. Witnesses say his attacker was shouting and behaving erratically. The victim suffered serious wounds to his hands.

Police seek witnesses to random knife attack

A man's recovering after he was slashed in an unprovoked attack in Greater Manchester. He was knifed at a bus stop on Rochdale Road in Blackley. Detectives say the attacker was behaving erratically.

"This was an unprovoked attack and we need to trace the man responsible. His behaviour was very erratic so I am urging any commuters who were in the area to call us if they remember seeing a man fitting this description."

– Detective Sergeant Alex Wild, Greater Manchester Police

Man slashed in random attack

Greater Manchester Police say they're hunting a black man of stocky build Credit: PA

A man has been injured in a knife attack in Blackley. He was slashed at a bus stop on Rochdale Road. Witnesses say his attacker was shouting and behaving erratically. The victim suffered serious wounds to his hands.

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