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Man, 62, stabbed in car park of Salford Shopping Centre

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A 62-year-old man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a stabbing in Salford.

Police were called to the car park of Aldi at Salford Shopping Centre at around 4:25pm this afternoon.

Initially, a large cordon was in place around the scene, this has since been reduced.

Upon conducting initial enquiries this incident is believed to be isolated.

Officers will remain at the scene to conduct further enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Gareth Bannister of GMP’s Salford District said: "I would like to reassure the public first and foremost that this is an isolated incident, and our officers are leaving no stone unturned to locate the suspect in question.

"Our officers will remain in the local area to conduct further enquiries this evening and we have an increased number of patrolling officers across the centre of Salford to provide further reassurance to our community.

"If you were at Salford Precinct this afternoon, saw anything suspicious, saw the suspect in question or have any information no matter how small it may be, this could be a huge help in locating the suspect and achieving justice for the victim."

If you have any information regarding this incident, you can report it by calling 0161 856 5235 or 101 quoting log 2025 of 10/01/2023. You can also report information online at

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

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