Manchester

Attempted murder charge after Rochdale stabbing

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a 17-year-old youth was stabbed in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

The victim was stabbed three times during an attack on Rose Hill Street, Heywood on Monday at 1715 BST.

He is being treated for a punctured lung in hospital, where his condition is described as stable.

A 20-year-old Heywood man is due to appear at Rochdale Magistrates' Court on 18 August.

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