Salford stabbing: teenager arrested on suspicion of murder over death of Alan Szelugowski

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The 15-year-old remains in custody for questioning.

Police investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Salford have made another arrest.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said on Tuesday (8 March) that a 15-year-old boy had been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of 17-year-old Alan Szelugowski.

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The boy was detained in the Higher Broughton area, the force said.

Police said he remained in custody for questioning on Tuesday morning.

Alan was found dead in Clowes Park in Salford on Sunday 30 January this year.

His death is one of a spate of fatal stabbings across Greater Manchester which have shocked the city-region in recent months.

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What have police said about the latest arrest?

Police said their thoughts were very much still with Alan’s grieving family as they attempt to come to terms with their devastating loss.

The force also said the investigation into Alan’s death was far from over and urged anyone who could help officers find out exactly what happened to come forward.

Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Davies, of GMP’s major incident team, said: “As always, our thoughts very much remain with Alan’s family and friends as we continue with our investigation and we are committed to ensuring we bring those responsible for his death to justice.

“Although we have one teenager in custody our investigation remains ongoing and we are continuing to piece together the full circumstances surrounding his death.

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“I would encourage anyone with information that could assist our enquiries to get in touch with us as a matter of urgency.”

What can I do to help police?

Anyone with information should contact police, quoting Operation Rabaul, on 0161 856 0055,

Information can also be passed to officers online, using the non-emergency number 101 or by calling independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.