Monday, 29 July 2013

Two men dead and girl 13 critical after knife attack

ONE man is dead and a 13-year-old-girl, understood to be his daughter, is fighting for her life after a knife attack.

Police chase ended when car smashed into the Alliance pub
The alleged knifeman died a short time later after driving a car into the side of a pub.
Greater Manchester Police are not looking for anybody else in connection with the attacks.
Police called to a house in Moston at 10.20pm last night found the body of a 41-year-old man who had been stabbed.
The 13-year-old girl suffered serious knife injuries was taken to hospital where she is in a critical condition.
Just before 1am today, police were called to Watfield Walk in Harpurhey after a man threatened a car owner with a knife and stole a vehicle.
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“Police approached a 34-year-old man who then drove the car into the side of the Alliance pub.”
A short time later in nearby Rochdale Road officers approached a 34-year-old man who then drove the car into the side of the Alliance pub.
He was taken to hospital suffering from a stab wound and injuries consistent with a collision but died a short time later.
No one else was injured in the smash.
Det Supt Simon Barraclough, from the major incident team, said: "We are in the very early stages of our inquiries and are piecing together the circumstances that led to two men losing their lives and a 13-year-old girl fighting for her life in hospital.
"Obviously the community will be shocked."
Anyone with information should phone police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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