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Man sustains facial injuries after stabbing in Guide Bridge

Birch Street, close to the junction with Pelham Street. Image: Google Maps.

A man has been taken to hospital with facial injuries after a stabbing in the Guide Bridge area of Tameside. 

Greater Manchester Police has said officers were called to a report of a stabbing on Birch Street just before 5am on Thursday morning (27 January). 

Emergency services found that a man in his 40s had suffered facial injuries and he was taken to hospital, where he remains in a 'stable' condition. 

Police have confirmed that a 35-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assault. 

A cordon is in place on Birch Street at the junction with Pelham Street whilst an investigation is ongoing. 

Officers are at the scene carrying out a number of lines of enquiry, a GMP spokesperson has said. 

Anyone with information is asked to report it online or by using the LiveChat service at http://www.gmp.police.uk.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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