Boy stabbed at Droylsden tram stop is still in hospital

A teenage boy remains in hospital after being stabbed at a tram stop in Droylsden. 

He was knifed following an altercation between a group of teenagers, police have said. 

It happened at the Edge Lane Metrolink stop at around 8pm on Saturday night (6 February). 

A 13-year-old boy received two stab wounds to the chest and was taken to hospital, where he remains in a stable condition. 

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody for questioning, Greater Manchester Police added. 

A GMP spokesperson told the Reporter: "Shortly after 8pm on Saturday 6 February 2021, police were called by the ambulance service to a report that a boy had been stabbed at the Edge Lane Metrolink Stop, Droylsden.

"Officers attended and enquiries established that a 13-year-old boy had been stabbed following an altercation between a group of teenagers.

"The boy was taken to hospital with two stab wounds to the chest where he remains in a stable condition.

"A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault. He remains in custody for questioning." 

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