Police update on teenager's murder in Oldham

A fourth man arrested in connection with the murder of a teenager in Oldham has been released under investigation, police have confirmed.

A fifth man, aged 20, is being questioned by detectives after voluntarily attending a police station last night (Monday). 

Two 21-year-old men and a 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder on Sunday (February 16) have been bailed.

It comes after a 19-year-old man was stabbed to death in Oldham following a street brawl in the early hours of Sunday morning. 

He was knifed on Cheviot Avenue after a fight involving 'a small group of men'. 

The teen was taken to hospital with serious injuries but was pronounced dead a short time later. 

A crime scene remains in place on Cheviot Avenue as investigators continue to gather evidence. 

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9908, quoting incident number 630 of 16/02/2020.

Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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