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Fourth man arrested after teenager stabbed to death in Oldham

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A 19 year old man has been stabbed to death in Oldham.

Police say they were called to reports of a fight in the early hours of Sunday morning between "a small group of men" on Cheviot Avenue.

They found the teenager with serious injuries - he died in hospital a short time after being admitted.

Four men have now been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A scene remains in place on Cheviot Avenue and Miller Road while initial enquiries continue. Credit: MEN Media

Police say they would like anyone with further information to come forward - saying "a crime of this severity requires as much detail as possible"

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My thoughts are with the young man who has had his life brutally taken away from him and our specialist officers are working closely with the family to assist them the best we can at this devastating time.

This is a fast-moving investigation and we have made three early arrests. However, we are keen to establish the circumstances around this and are appealing to the public for further information to assist us with this case.

– Detective Superintendent Debbie Dooley
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Can you help?

  • contact police on 0161 856 9080 quoting incident number 630 of 16/02/2020
  • details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111