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Man who was hit by car and stabbed dies from injuries

The 18-year-old victim was chased down Princess Parkway before his was hit by a car and stabbed on Moss Lane East on Thursday. Credit: ITV News Granada Reports

Greater Manchester Police says a man who was critically injured after he was hit by a car and stabbed in Moss Side on Thursday has died from his injuries.

The 18-year-old was being treated in hospital for stab wounds to the neck and abdominal injuries.

A 17-year-old boy who was arrested on Friday on suspicion of attempted murder was bailed last night pending further enquiries.

Police believe the victim was "chased for a considerable distance" before he was stabbed on Moss Lane East.

The incident is the second fatal stabbing in Moss Side in the last two months.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 0161 856 9283, 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


Police 'doing everything they can' to catch Moss Side attackers

Crime scene in Moss Side Credit: ITV

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was hit by a car and stabbed in Moss Side in Manchester.

The 18-year-old was chased before he was knocked down, he was found by police with multiple injuries at around 5pm yesterday evening. He is now critically ill in hospital. The car was later found in Whalley Range.

Officers and are treating the incident as attempted murder. Chief Superintendent Catherine Hankinson said the fact it happened in daylight hours may actually help them catch those responsible.

Man hit by car and then stabbed by passengers

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It appears the man was hit by car and then stabbed by the passengers in the car in Moss side area of Manchester.

The victim was taken to hospital where his condition was described as serious. Police have now launched an investigation into the assault. Moss Lane East was closed by the police following the incident shortly before 5.15pm.

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