Man charged with assault over stabbing in Tameside

A Tameside man has been charged with assault following an incident which left a man with stab wounds to his hands.

Police were called to reports of shots being fired on Circular Road in Denton, Tameside, on Saturday.

Officers found a man who had stab injuries to his hands, who was taken to hospital for treatment.

The 61-year-old, originally arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, was also charged with firearms offences.

An 18-year-old man and 21-year-old man, also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, have been bailed pending further inquiries.

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