Arrest after two teenagers stabbed in Sharston

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two teenagers aged 13 and 18 were stabbed at a women's hostel in Greater Manchester.

Police were called to the address in Sharston, at about 08:10 GMT following a report a woman had been stabbed.

The 18-year-old was taken to hospital. Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The 13-year-old girl was also taken to hospital for treatment to lacerations.

The arrested man, who is 22, was taken to hospital for treatment to a serious neck injury.

Ch Supt Rob Potts said: "This appears to be an isolated incident.

"Police and paramedics were quickly on the scene and those injured are receiving treatment at hospital."

The hostel supports pregnant young women or those with young children.

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