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71-year-old jailed for stabbing man through the penis

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71-year-old Alex Walker has been locked up for six years after he stabbed a man through the penis in a pub in Wigan.

Mr Walker stabbed Terence Flood in the he Pound Pub in Market Street, Atherton, near Wigan after a trivial altercation in a pub turned to violence.

The knife wound went through the victim's penis and into his groin, narrowly missed his femoral artery with potential fatal consequences.

The Manchester Evening News reports that as the 64-year-old victim Terence Flood was tended by paramedics he was terrified to hear them say “it’s a bad one” and that he would not survive if they took him to the hospital originally planned.

Instead he was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was treated for the agonising wounds which also included defensive injuries to his left hand.

Alex Walker, who has no previous convictions, admitted wounding Mr Flood with intent and possessing a lock knife and was jailed for six years.

Three men charged over death of a teenager

Three men have been charged with murder after a teenager was found dead in Merseyside on New Year's Day.

Jordan Campbell, 17, was found at a flat in in Tickle Avenue, St Helens, Merseyside at about 12:00.

Police had been called to reports of an assault at about 11:55, when they saw smoke coming from the property.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service extinguished a number of small fires inside the flat.

Firefighters found the body of the teenager, who was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

A post-mortem examination found he died as a result of a single stab wound.


Stab victim seriously ill

A man is seriously ill in hospital after being stabbed in Manchester.

Police were called to the Corn Exchange at 12.40am this morning, amid reports a 25-year-old man had been attacked.

Detective Inspector Andy Naismith says: “We are currently studying CCTV to establish what happened in the early hours of this morning and how many offenders were involved but believe this has been the result of some sort of earlier altercation."


Man admits murdering Liverpool fan in 'random' attack

Alex Jarmay

An unemployed man has admitted stabbing a Liverpool football fan to death in a London bar.

Alex Jarmay, 26, from Bromborough, Wirral staggered out of the Bar Uno, in Camden, before collapsing after what appears to be a random attack in February.

He had travelled to the capital with his brother Luke and friends to watch the Reds play Cardiff in the Carling Cup Final, which Liverpool won the next day.

Paul Beck, 29, of, Kentish Town, north London, pleaded guilty to murder at the Old Bailey.

His brother Damien, 24, of the same address, pleaded guilty to wounding Luke Jarmay. His plea of not guilty to murder was accepted.

Outside court, Detective Inspector Mark Lawson said: "We have watched CCTV and this appears to have been a random attack.

"They did nothing to provoke this attack. The friends had gone out for a quiet night out before the match. They were not looking for trouble. We just don't know what happened. The worst thing is that it could have been anyone."

Four arrested after stabbing

Police have arrested four people after a man died at a house in Oldham. Shortly after 12.15am this morning, police were called to reports a man had been stabbed in the chest at a house on Coleridge Road.

This is a tragic incident in which a man has lost his life. “We are now in the early stages of a detailed investigation and we are determined to establish exactly what happened. “It is understandable that people are concerned about what has happened, but I want to reassure the community that we have already made a number of arrests and the investigation is progressing. “We have extra officers in the area so, if you have concerns, please don’t hesitate to speak to them.”

– Detective Superintendent Alex Millett

Three men aged 57, 39, and 32 and a 29-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody for questioning.

A post mortem examination will take place later today.

Teenager stabbed in Greater Manchester

A teenage boy was stabbed in the back and his friend robbed in Clayton. The 17-year-old escaped with a small knife wound after he was attacked on Iredine Street at about 5.45pm on 31 October.

He and two friends were on their way to the shops on Ashton New Road when they were confronted by two men. The two men followed them and then snatched one of the boy's mobile phone. One of the offenders then stabbed the 17-year-old boy with a knife, before running off.

The boy was treated in hospital for his injuries.