Police have launched a homicide investigation after a teenage boy was stabbed to death in Salford.
Police were called to Clowes Park in the Broughton area of the city this morning (January 30) around 7:30 p.m.
Officers spotted a man who did not respond, the GMP said.
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Ambulances were called to the scene, but the man was unfortunately pronounced dead.
After investigations, police found that a 17-year-old boy had received a stab wound.
His relatives have been notified.
Detectives say they are following a series of investigative lines to determine the full circumstances surrounding his death.
No one has been arrested so far.
A large stage is still in place and the public is advised to avoid the area.
Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Davies from GMP’s Major Incident Team: “This is a tragic incident and the impact will no doubt be felt throughout the community and Greater Manchester.
“We have launched a complete investigation and detectives from our Major Incident Team are working at full speed to establish all the facts and ensure that we support his relatives through this terrible time and ensure that the person or persons responsible for his death are brought to justice. .
“I would urge anyone with information, no matter how small or insignificant you feel they may be, to contact the police as a matter of urgency. Any information or video footage may prove crucial to our investigation.
“Violence like this will never be tolerated and I understand the deep concern and unrest that this will cause for those living in the surrounding area.
“I would like to assure you that you are taking this very seriously and there will be an increased police presence in the area in the coming days as we conduct investigations and I would urge anyone who may be concerned or has information to to talk to our officers. “
“Anyone with information or video recordings including mobile phone, CCTV or doorbell recordings should contact the police on 0161 856 0055 or 101 stating incident 854 of 30/01/22.
“Alternatively, details can be shared via our LiveChat feature at www.gmp.police.uk or via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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