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Woman stabbed at Chorlton bus stop

Category: England

Published: 30th Dec 2011 17:58:32

A 74-year-old woman has been stabbed in a "totally unprovoked" attack at a bus stop in south Manchester.

The woman was in front of Southern Cemetery, on the corner of Arrowfield Road and Winterman Avenue in Chorlton, when she was approached by a man.

She tried to fight him off and he ran off towards Princess Road. She was taken to hospital for treatment.

A man, 22, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after the attack, which happened at about 10:30 GMT.

He remains in police custody for questioning.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police.

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