Teenager stabbed in the leg – Wythenshawe
March 2, 2013, 4:32 pm
A teenager was stabbed in the leg during an attack in Wythenshawe.
At around 2.45am on Saturday 16 February 2013, the 17-year-old was walking along Mayfair Road, Crossacres when a black VW Golf slowed down behind him.
The offender got out of the car and lunged towards the victim, stabbing him in the leg.
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He then got back inside the vehicle and drove off towards Croftlands Road.
He is described as being 6ft tall, of slim build, wore a black hooded top, had his face covered and black tracksuit bottoms.
Detective Constable Lee Freeman based at Wythenshawe Police Station said: “We believe this was a random attack that has left a young man with a seriously painful injury. Thankfully, he is recovering from his injuries and has been released from hospital.
“Understandably, members of the community will be disturbed by what has happened but I can reassure them that we are doing all we can to help find the person responsible for this attack. However, we do need local residents to help and I would ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact police as soon as possible.”
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