Five held after man found stabbed in Hyde street

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was found stabbed in a Greater Manchester street.

The 20-year-old was discovered with wounds to his neck in Talbot Road, Hyde at about 0730 BST on Sunday.

He had called for an ambulance as he went into the street after the attack and was found by a passer-by.

He remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital, Greater Manchester Police said.

Det Insp Richard Ennis said he believed it was an "isolated incident".

He urged anyone with information to contact police or Crimestoppers.

He added: "The victim lost a significant amount of blood in the attack and paramedics have said that the initial first aid provided by officers at the scene saved the victim's life.

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