14-year-old boy stabbed to death and his mother seriously injured in Manchester – updates

14-year-old boy stabbed to death and his mother seriously injured in Manchester – updates

A murder investigation has been opened after a 14-year-old boy was fatally stabbed in a house in north Manchester.

The incident happened at a house on Bednal Avenue in Miles Platting around 9.30pm last night (Thursday). The boy’s mother was also stabbed, police said.

Both victims were taken to hospital with stab wounds. The boy died tragically.

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His mother – in her 40s – is in stable condition. It is supported by specialized officers.

Police said investigations suggest the attacker is “known to the victims” and the incident is “domestic”. He is described as an Asian male, who wore dark clothes at the time.



A police scene on Bednal Avenue after a 14-year-old boy was fatally stabbed

He is about 40 years old, of medium build and of average height. He was last seen walking on Sawley Road shortly after the attack.

Anyone who spots him is asked not to approach him and to call 999. No arrests have been made.




A large police cordon remains in place at the scene of the incident this morning. Officers from the major incident team conduct investigations.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident 3105 of 09/06/2022. Information can also be reported online or using the LiveChat feature at www.gmp.police.uk. If you cannot report online, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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