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Police identify teenage stab victim

Police have now identified the teenager stabbed in Moston, Greater Manchester. Kyron Webb, who's 15, is currently in hospital. His injuries are said to be life threatening. A 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of a section 18 wounding but has now been released without charge. Detectives are continuing to appeal for the public’s help to work out exactly what happened.


Salford man charged with terrorism offences

Officers arrest Salford man on suspicion of terrorist offences Credit: PA

A man has been charged with terrorism offences after an investigation by Counter Terrorism officers in the North West

Adam Wyatt, 49 from Bridgewater Street in Salford, has been charged with 11 counts under the Terrorism Act, including the encouragement of terrorism and dissemination of a terrorism publication. He's also charged possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism.

Wyatt will be detained in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow, Wednesday 18 October 2017.

Police say there is no intelligence to suggest a specific threat to the communities of Salford or Greater Manchester relating to the ongoing investigation.

Officers say whilst this activity was part of a planned operation, it is not linked to the investigation into the Manchester bomb attack.


Warning of flying debris as high winds hit north west

Tree blown down on Comway Road in Sale Credit: GMP

A yellow warning for high winds is in place for much of the north west tonight due to the effects of the Hurricane Ophelia.

Forecasters have warned of flying debris, such as tiles blown from roofs, as well as large waves around coastal districts with beach material being thrown on to coastal roads, sea fronts and properties.

Met weather forecaster Grahame Madge said.

"Parts of England, areas like the North West, are covered by a warning. The impacts will be felt in northern England into Tuesday."

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