Man arrested over machete stabbing in Newton Heath

A man has been arrested over the stabbing of a man with a machete in Manchester.

The 35-year-old victim is being treated in hospital following the attack at Shortwood Close, Newton Heath, at about 13:30 BST on Thursday.

He suffered serious injuries to his head, hand and arm in the attack, police said.

A 29-year-old man was arrested earlier and remains in police custody for questioning.

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