Two arrested as man in critical condition after stabbing

Two women have been arrested as a 38-year-old man has been left in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed at a house in Oldham.

The man was airlifted to hospital, where he is being treated for injuries described as life-threatening. 

Police were called shortly after 9.20am on Sunday (12 January) to a property on Howardian Close.  

Two women, aged 29 and 50, have been arrested on suspicion of assault but Greater Manchester Police say enquiries are ongoing. 

A police cordon is still in place at the house this afternoon (Monday) while investigations continue.

Anyone who can help the police regarding the incident should call 0161 856 9080 or 101, quoting incident number 912 of 12/01/2020, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. 

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