At around 8:35am this morning, officers were called to reports of a stabbing at a property on Taylorson Street in Salford.
Emergency services attended the scene, and a 34-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Initial enquiries suggest that a 34-year-old man was stabbed inside a property on Taylorson Street, the offender then made off from the scene and travelled on the tram into Manchester City Centre.
A 26-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder near to New Islington in Manchester City Centre.
A section 60 was authorised post the stabbing, which allow officers in a prescribed area namely area bounded by the A56, Trafford Road and Regent Road to stop and search individuals within the stated perimeter.
Detective Inspector Chris Horsfield of GMP’s Salford district said: “Our officers have arrested an individual on suspicion of attempted murder, and we are confident that this is a targeted attack and there is no wider risk to the community.
“I would urge members of the public that saw anything suspicious around 8:30am this morning around Taylorson Street or the Ordsall area of Salford, or witnessed the incident, to please come forward and report this information to us immediately.