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Man, 33, sought over serious Isle of Man assault

Stefan Proverbs
Image caption Police believe Mr Proverbs may be sleeping rough on the Isle of Man

A 33-year-old man with a Manchester accent is wanted by police on the Isle of Man after a man was attacked with a knife in Douglas.

Officers want to speak to Stefan Proverbs about the attack which left the 23-year-old Douglas man needing surgery at Noble's hospital.

The assault happened in a flat in Princes Avenue, Douglas at around 0300 BST on Monday.

Police believe Mr Proverbs may be "living rough" on the Isle of Man.

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