Man remanded over Wigan stabbing

A man has been remanded in custody charged with attempted murder after a 12-year-old girl was stabbed in a Wigan street.

The girl was stabbed twice in the back in Stranraer Road in the Marsh Green area at about 16:15 GMT on Wednesday.

She suffered a punctured lung in the attack and remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Lawrence Wood, 31, of Lincoln Place, Wigan, is due to appear before Liverpool Crown Court on 28 February.

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