Two due in court over school stabbing

Two people are due in court on Monday charged with assault after a father-of-six was stabbed while waiting to pick up his children outside a school.

Barry Parkes, 42, and Natalie Lawton, 30 are both due to appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court in relation to the incident.

Steven Higginson, 33, was taken to hospital after the stabbing outside North Walkden Primary School in Salford, Greater Manchester on Friday.

He has since been discharged.

Mr Parkes faces charges of wounding with intent, while Lawton faces charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.