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Woman stabbed with screwdriver in Rochdale.

Police are investigating after a woman was stabbed outside her home in Rochdale.

It happened just after 5pm last night.

Police were called to Shaw Road in Rochdale following reports a 39-year-old woman had been stabbed three times with a screwdriver.

She was attacked as she got out of her car outside her home. The woman was air lifted to hospital and treated for injuries to her face and neck. She remains in hospital in a serious condition but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody for questioning.