Man arrested after woman stabbed 17 times in Manchester

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed 17 times.

Police found the 25-year-old with injuries to her torso and legs at a property in Manchester on Wednesday, following an abandoned 999 call.

She was taken to hospital from the address in Teignmouth Avenue, Collyhurst at about 23:15 GMT and is in a stable condition.

The man, aged 45, remains in police custody for questioning.

Det Ch Insp Andy Cunliffe said: "Fortunately, the woman is in a stable condition and she has been sat up in hospital talking to specially-trained officers, who are supporting her."

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