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.
A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she was stabbed in the back in Bolton, on Saturday afternoon April 9.
Emergency services were called to Bramley Road, Bolton, where a woman was found with stab wounds. A man, 58, was found with self-inflicted stab wounds to his neck and chest.
They both remain in a critical condition at the Royal Bolton Hospital. A police investigation is under way.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Manchester Police.
A sixth person has been arrested by detectives investigating a stabbing in Preston.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Tuesday afternoon, December 22, on suspicion of Section 18 wounding.
Five others were arrested after an 18-year-old man from Preston was seriously injured. He remains in a serious but stable condition in the Royal Preston Hospital where he was taken with a single stab wound to his stomach.
Police have been given more time to question a 17 year old from Preston on suspicion of Section 18 wounding. Four other people aged between 13 and 25 and from Preston have been released on bail pending further enquiries.
A 16-year-old boy from Preston arrested yesterday on suspicion of Section 18 wounding has been bailed until March 10 pending further investigation.
A 17-year-old boy charged with Section 18 wounding and possession of a knife appeared before Preston Youth Court on Wednesday morning, December 23.
Police were called around 5pm on Monday, December 21, to reports of a fight behind the Black Horse pub in Orchard Street during which the 18-year-old was stabbed.
Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0973 of December 21 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police investigating a fatal stabbing in Oldham have made a second arrest.
The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday August 15 on Ashton Road where two men were found with stab wounds.
One of the victims later died and a murder investigation was launched while the other remains in hospital with serious injuries.
On Monday a 23-year-old man was arrested in Newcastle on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and he remains in custody.
Anybody with information should contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.