A police officer was rushed to the hospital after being stabbed while he was arresting a man in Westhoughton, Greater Manchester. He suffered stab wounds to his leg and is in stable condition.
A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: “At around 5,40pm on Tuesday 15 November 2022, officers located a wanted man outside an address on The Crescent, Westhoughton. During the arrest, a police officer received a stab wound to the leg and was taken to hospital for medical treatment. He remains in a stable condition.
“The 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of section 18 wounding and possession of a bladed instrument. He was further arrested in custody for two common assaults and remains in custody.”
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