Blood-stained door pictured at scene of 'disturbance' as three people hurt following stabbing
18.03.2023 - 18:35
Three people were hurt following a reported stabbing in Tameside.
Emergency services, including police officers and paramedics, were called to Yew Tree Road in Denton just after 9.30am this morning (Saturday). A cordon was put in place around a block of flats and a shared courtyard was taped off.
A woman was taken to hospital, police said. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
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Two other people 'presented' at hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries. Detectives believe it was 'isolated' incident.
Extra officers will be deployed in the area to reassure people, cops said. A cordon remained in place on Saturday afternoon.
A number of flats have been taped off. A smaller cordon is also in place around a shared, communal courtyard.
Pictures taken at the scene earlier showed what appeared to be a blood-stained door. One neighbour told the Manchester Evening News they 'heard a man shouting' and saw someone 'covered in blood'.
Another neighbour said they believed a 'party got out of hand'. Officers urged anyone with information to come forward.
In a statement, a Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said: "Shortly after 9:30 am this morning (Saturday 18 March) Greater Manchester Police were called to reports of a stabbing at Yew Tree Road, Denton. Emergency services attended the scene, and a woman was taken to hospital for further treatment.
"Thankfully, her injuries are not thought to be life threatening. A further two individuals believed to be involved have presented at hospital with serious injuries, but they are not thought to be life threatening.
"Upon conducting initial enquiries this is believed to be an