Tameside stabbing: man taken to hospital with serious chest injuries after attack on Grange Road North in Hyde

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in the chest in Tameside.

A man was stabbed in the chest and taken to hospital in an incident in Tameside which has sparked an urgent police investigation and a plea for witnesses to come forward.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said officers, along with other emergency services, were called to Grange Road North in Hyde at around 11.55pm on Sunday 7 May.

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They had received reports of a serious assault and when they arrived at the scene found a man in his 20s had been stabbed. He was taken to hospital suffering from serious chest injuries, though police have said that thankfully they are not life-threatening.

Police do not believe there is currently any risk to members of the public and this is being treated as an isolated incident. Officers are keen to hear from anyone who might have seen what happened.

Police are investigating a stabbing in Tameside. Photo: Getty ImagesPolice are investigating a stabbing in Tameside. Photo: Getty Images
Police are investigating a stabbing in Tameside. Photo: Getty Images | Getty Images

Inspector Toby Knight from GMP Tameside district said: “We do believe that this was an isolated, targeted attack and that the wider community are not at risk. However, there will be an increased police presence over the next few days, to provide that reassurance.

“The investigation is still very much in the early stages, and we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident last night or anyone who has any information or CCTV, dashcam or doorbell footage to contact GMP.”

Information can be passed to the police by calling 0161 856 9262, quoting log number 4039 of the date 7/5/2023, or by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.