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Police appeal after teenager stabbed in Bolton

[P]olice are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Bolton.

At around 4.40pm on Sunday 10 June 2018 police were called to Goldrill Avenue in Breightmet, Bolton to reports that a man had been stabbed.

Police an ambulance services attended and found an 18-year-old man had been stabbed and local residents helping him.

The man was taken to hospital and treated for stab wounds to his abdomen, thankfully his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

A further witness had seen a man being chased on Goldrill Road by several men, one of which was wielding a baseball bat.

The men were seen making off in a white Nissan Micra which was later found burnt out on Blackshaw Lane, Bolton.

No arrests have yet been made.

DC Allen of GMP’s Bolton borough said: “Thankfully the man will recover from his injuries, but the terrifying thought is that he could have easily died.

“We are appealing for anyone who has any information about the stabbing on Goldrill Avenue, or the man being chased on the same road, to get in touch as soon as possible.

“These men were out to cause serious harm to their victims and we want to find them.

“Such violence is never welcome on our streets and we will do all that we can to find those responsible.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 0161 856 5757, alternatively call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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