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13 year old stabbed outside Co-Op

Police have arrested a 14 year old boy after another child was stabbed in Greater Manchester.

Officers were called to Heaton Mersey, Stockport, after reports that a 13 year old boy had been stabbed close to the Co-op on Didsbury Road.

He was taken to hospital - the full extent of his injuries are not yet confirmed.

Police say their enquiries are continuing. Credit: MEN Media

Police say a teenager arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent remains in custody for questioning.

They say locals will notice an increased police presence in the area over the coming days.

I understand this will cause some concern given the ages of those involved but I hope the fact that we have made an arrest - along with an increased police presence in the area - will provide the local community with some reassurance.

– Detective Inspector Simon Akker

Anyone with information or concerns is asked to contact police.