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15 year old girl charged with attempted murder

A teenager has been charged with attempted murder after another teenager was stabbed in Oldham.

The 15-year-old girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been remanded in custody.

She will appear at Tameside Magistrates’ Court today.

Officers attended West End Road in Oldham after reports of an assault. Credit: MEN Media

Police were called at around 4.15pm on Monday 9 April to reports that a teenager had been assaulted on West End Street in Oldham.

A 15-year-old girl had been stabbed twice and she was taken to hospital for treatment where she remains in a serious but stable condition. 

Man seriously injured as car crashes into bus shelter and shops

The scene of the crash on Manchester Road, Denton Credit: Google Maps

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after a car collided into a bus shelter and shops in Greater Manchester.

Police say the silver Mercedes SUV crashed on Manchester Road in Denton at about 11.40am on Friday.

The 37 year old driver, who it is thought had fallen ill at the wheel, was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

"We are doing all we can to support the man’s family while he receives treatment in hospital and our thoughts remain with them."

– Sgt Brian Orr, Greater Manchester Police
  • Anyone with information or dashcam footage should contact GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 quoting reference number 811 of 06/04/18 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Police psychologist appeals to mother of baby found dead

A police psychologist has appealed directly to the mother of a baby whose body was found in Greater Manchester to come forward.

The newborn baby was found in woodland in Heywood near George Street early yesterday.

Police have now confirmed the child was a baby girl.

A Moses basket was taken away from the scene and flowers have been left by residents.

The psychologists appeal is read a member of the police team:

  • If you are the mother or are calling on her behalf please contact the police psychologist on 07387705768


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