A man will have to undergo surgery after he was stabbed in Bolton Town Centre.
Police were called to Nelson Square shortly before 5.40am this morning, by a member of the public who reported that his friend had been stabbed.
He had taken the 23-year-old to hospital for treatment after discovering he had lost a lot of blood due to multiple wounds. The man is currently receiving treatment and will require surgery.
The investigation is currently centred on Bradshawgate and Bank Street and Brown Street are currently closed.