3 injured in Manchester rail station stabbing — RT UK News

Three people, including a police officer, have been injured in a stabbing incident at a tram stop in Manchester, England on New Year’s Eve. The station is closed for a police investigation. The suspect has been arrested.

The incident took place around 9 pm local time, according to reporters at the scene. British Transport Police of Greater Manchester confirmed only that a male suspect is under arrest.

One of the witnesses spoke of an attacker using a “long kitchen knife.”

There was no word on the perpetrator’s motive or the identity of the victims. Local media reported one man and one woman were injured, as well as a police officer who suffered a shoulder wound.

Victoria Station serves both the railway and the local Metrolink tram network, which transports millions across seven lines and 93 stops.


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