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Warrington care home stabbing: Woman, 66, detained

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Image caption Police were called to a property on Penny Lane on Wednesday and a woman was arrested at the scene

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 68-year-old woman was stabbed at a care home in Cheshire, the BBC understands.

Emergency services were called to Penny Lane in Burtonwood, Warrington, at about 13:00 BST on Wednesday.

A woman from Burtonwood was taken to Aintree hospital in Liverpool with serious injuries, Cheshire Police said.

A 66-year-old woman from Blackpool was arrested at the scene and has since been held under the Mental Health Act.

The police investigation continues.

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