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Craig Alan Varey arrested after Douglas knife attack

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Image caption Craig Alan Varey was arrested in Murrays Road on Monday evening

A man wanted in connection with a knife attack at a flat in Douglas has been arrested following a manhunt.

Police launched a search for Craig Alan Varey after a 52-year-old man was found with stab wounds in the upper Broadway area on Sunday.

Armed police were deployed and several roads were cordoned off during the operation.

A police spokesman said 42-year-old Mr Varey, of Douglas, was arrested in Murrays Road on Monday evening.

The victim was treated at Noble's Hospital and was said to be making good progress.

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