Manchester

Man stabbed five times in Droylsden drives to hospital

Forensics officer gathers evidence Image copyright Ashley Stocks
Image caption The road was closed while investigators gathered evidence

A man drove himself to hospital after being stabbed five times on a street in Greater Manchester.

The victim, who is in his 40s, arrived at Tameside Hospital with multiple stab wounds on Tuesday. He remains in hospital with serious injuries.

Police were called to Avonlea Road in Droylsden at around 20:15 GMT after the man reported the stabbing.

A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in police custody.

Image copyright Ashley Stocks
Image caption Armed police were sent to the scene