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Appeal for information following stabbing in Macclesfield

Detectives investigating a stabbing in Macclesfield are appealing for information from members of the public.

A 62-year-old man was located on Crompton Road with numerous injuries to his body and neck.

He was taken to Royal Stoke Hospital in a serious condition and is currently undergoing treatment.

A 21-year-old local man was arrested nearby on suspicion of section 18 assault. He is currently in custody waiting to be questioned.

The stabbing occurred at 11.45pm on Saturday 27 August.

Police are appealing for anyone who has information, CCTV or dash cam footage that could assist with the investigation to get in touch.

Detective Sergeant Kate Palin, of Macclesfield local policing unit, said: “A number of enquiries are underway to establish the circumstances surrounding the stabbing that has occurred.

“A scene is in place on Crompton Road and I am encouraging residents within the vicinity who may have CCTV or dash cam footage that shows the assault shortly before and after it occurred to contact us.

“I also want to appeal to anyone who may have information or seen the assault take place to get in touch.”

If you have information, CCTV or dash cam footage please contact Cheshire Constabulary online at:


...or by calling 101 quoting IML 1353231.

Information can also be provided by contacting Crimestoppers anonymously on:

0800 555 111

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