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Cops ask for public help after teenager stabbed outside Salford McDonalds

Investigation continues after a teenager was stabbed on Saturday evening in Salford - the 17th across Manchester since 2023.

IMAGES: George Icke/SWNS

At around 7:10 pm on Saturday 4 March 2023, officers were called to a concern for the welfare of a young man on Basten Drive, Salford.

Emergency services attended the scene, and a 15-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

It is believed that the incident occurred at the McDonalds restaurant in Higher Broughton, Salford.

Police have followed a number of enquires and are now in a position to appeal to members of the public for further information.

Officers are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have any CCTV, mobile, or dashcam footage from the area before, during, or after the incident occurred.

Anyone with information is asked to call 0161 856 5207 quoting incident 2936 of 4/3/23.

Alternatively, you can report information anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

We all have a part to play in fighting, preventing, and reducing knife crime. If you know or suspect someone is carrying a knife, please report it immediately - before it is too late. You can contact GMP via or 101.

Crimestoppers also have a dedicated website that enables 11 – 17-year-olds to pass on information anonymously – this can be accessed through


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