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CCTV images released after woman stabbed in Rochdale

Police in Rochdale have released CCTV images of a suspect after a woman was stabbed in the neck in Rochdale.

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CCTV images released after woman stabbed in Rochdale

Police believe this man can help with their enquiries. Credit: Greater Manchester Police
The woman was stabbed as she stood with friends on a footbridge from Lincoln Street to Oldham Road. Credit: Greater Manchester Police
Anybody who can identify this man should call Greater Manchester Police on 101. Credit: Greater Manchester Police

Police in Rochdale have released CCTV images of a suspect after a woman was stabbed in the neck during an attempted robbery in Rochdale.

The incident happened at just after 8.45pm on Thursday, May 8.

A 30-year-old woman was stood with two friends when she was approached by a man.

There was a short discussion and walked to a footbridge that crosses from Lincoln Street to Oldham Road.

Following another short discussion, the man hit her, knocking her to the ground.

He demanded money before stabbing her in the neck with a knife and running off in the direction of Oldham Road.

The man left empty handed.

The woman was taken to hospital for treatment but was later released.

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