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Police officer among three stabbed in #Manchester city centre, #UK

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Three people, including a police officer, have been stabbed at Manchester Victoria station – amid reports of a man wielding a knife.

The station, in the city centre, has been closed while a man has been arrested.

Officers from British Transport Police (BTP) were called shortly before 9pm on New Year’s Eve.

Two members of the public, a man and a woman, were taken to hospital with knife injuries.

A BTP officer also received treatment after being stabbed in the shoulder.

A BTP spokesperson said: “Officers are attending Manchester Victoria station following reports of a man wielding a knife.

“We received the call at 8.52pm on Monday, 31 December.

“A man has been detained and two members of the public, a man and a woman have been taken to hospital with knife injuries.

“A BTP officer is also receiving treatment for a stab wound to the shoulder.

“British Transport Police remain at the scene along with colleagues from Greater Manchester Police and the North West Ambulance Service.”

Courtesy of Sky News

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