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Man in hospital after being stabbed in Chadderton

A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in the Chadderton area of Oldham.

Emergency services were called shortly after 4.10pm on Friday (12 March) to reports of a man being stabbed on Whitstable Close.

Initial enquiries suggest a man in his 30s was attacked by two men and stabbed in his vehicle.

Greater Manchester Police say it is believed to be an isolated and targeted incident.

The man has been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The two men are understood to have been wearing black face masks and ran off towards nearby Crossley Playing Fields. 

Anyone with information should call 0161 856 2247, quoting incident 1903 of 12/03/2021. Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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