Police officer slashed with sword
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Police officer seriously injured in Manchester sword attack

A police officer has been seriously injured and taken to hospital after being slashed with a sword.

The attack happened at about 13:50 BST in Demesne Road, Whalley Range, Manchester.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing of a bladed article and assaulting a police officer.

The officer's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

  • 25 Mar 2018