Updated: Friday, 20th September 2019 @ 3:51pm

Bury teenager stabbed in neck with broken bottle – three youths arrested on suspicion of assault

Bury teenager stabbed in neck with broken bottle – three youths arrested on suspicion of assault

By Danielle Wainwright

Three teenagers have been arrested after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in the neck with a broken bottle in Bury on Saturday.

The boy is recovering in hospital in a serious but stable condition after the attack happened in Wylde, Bury town centre.

Officers were called at around 11.05pm following reports of an assault and found a teenager with serious stab wounds to the neck, believed to have been caused by a broken bottle.

After an investigation three youths, all aged 17, were arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault and remain in police custody for questioning.

Detective Inspector Caroline Ward said: "Although we have made three arrests, I would urge any witnesses who may have witnessed an altercation between the teenager and a group to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 8222 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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