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