York & North Yorkshire

York stabbing manhunt ends with arrest

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of trying to murder his girlfriend.

Officers have been hunting for Michael Bennison, 28, since a 27-year-old woman was stabbed at a house on Healey Grove, Huntington, York, on Friday.

She suffered multiple wounds, including a punctured lung, and is in a stable condition in hospital.

Mr Bennison was arrested in the Huntington area of York at around 19:00 GMT on Sunday and is currently in police custody.

Officers had earlier issued appeals to locate him.

Detective Inspector Shaun Page, of North Yorkshire Police, said: "I would like to convey my thanks to the media and the many members of the public who have contributed to the search and helped us to locate Bennison."

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