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A man has been charged after a woman was killed in Wigan.
The woman, 42, was found with stab wounds to the chest at a house on Makinson Avenue on the afternoon of Thursday, October 6.
She was taken to hospital but died from her injuries a short time later.
Stuart Gallear, 51, from Wigan, has been charged with murder.
A major police response has been sparked after reports of a stabbing in Southport.
A cordon is in place around The Coronation pub on King Street.
Forensic officers have been seen inside the Subway branch on the corner of King Street and Eastbank Street after reports the victim tried to escape inside.
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At least one person is believed to have been taken to hospital.
A police helicopter has been seen above the area. It is not known if the perpetrator has been caught.
A 70 year old man is critically ill after he was stabbed outside a pub in Liverpool city centre tonight.
It happened at 8.05pm outside the Blarney Stone pub on Renshaw Street.
A 55-year-old man was arrested near the scene on suspicion of attempted murder and has been taken into custody for questioning.
CCTV and witness enquiries are ongoing and a road closure is currently in place on Renshaw Street.
Police are urging witnesses to call Liverpool CID on 0151 777 4065 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Merseyside Police says a man, 18, arrested over an incident yesterday afternoon in Stadt Moers Park has been detained under the mental health act.
Police were called to West View at around midday after a woman was stabbed in the park in Huyton. She was taken to hospital where she remains in a stable condition.
The 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder a short time later.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who has any information, is asked to contact Knowsley CID by calling 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
A fourth person has been arrested over the murder of a man in Salford.
19-year-old Jakub Gorski died in hospital on Friday night after he was stabbed in the chest following reports of a fight on Hope Street, Lower Broughton.
Three men, aged 26, 26 and 49, have been released on bail. A 28-year-old man remains in custody.
Police say Jakub's death has left "a gaping hole in his family".
Officers say because the attack took place in daylight they are hoping somebody might have seen what happened. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident number 100616/2225 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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Two men have been stabbed in Manchester city centre after a fight reportedly broke out between two groups of people on Deansgate.
One man, aged 29, remains in a critical condition in hospital where he is being treated for stab wounds to the stomach.
A second man, aged 26, is being treated in hospital for a serious stab wound to the arm.
Police were called to the scene near the John Rylands Library at around 4.30am. The groups fled before officers arrived at the scene.
Deansgate remains closed between John Dalton Street and Lloyd Street/Hardman Street whilst an investigation is carried out.
“Given the time and location, it is possible that there may have been a number of witnesses to what happened, perhaps going home after a night out, and I would urge them to please come forward and contact police.
“I am asking for anyone that was in this area around the time of the incident, to please call us if you saw either of these groups of men, or if you saw the altercation itself.”
Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 0161 856 6075 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
A man has been been charged after a woman was stabbed in a street, in Bolton.
David Hughes, 58, from Mosley Common, has been charged with Section 18 wounding, affray and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon.
He will appear at Bolton Magistrates Court today.
A doorman has been stabbed outside a bar in Liverpool city centre.
Police were called to the Slug and Lettuce bar on North John Street at around 11.30pm on Saturday night, April 9.
A man, 25, was found with a stab wound to his stomach. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
Police believe the doorman was stabbed by a man to whom he'd refused entry to the bar.
The offender is described as white, in his 20s and with blonde shoulder length hair.
An investigation is ongoing. Anyone who may have seen the incident, or anyone running away from the area at the time, is asked to contact Merseyside Police.
- You can call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 4839 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.