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Two injured in Manchester stabbing attack

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Two people have been injured after a stabbing attack outside a busy department store in the UK overnight.

Two people have been injured after a stabbing attack outside a busy department store in the UK overnight.

Emergency services were called to Market Street in Manchester just before 6.30pm local time.

Responding officers located a 30-year-old man outside a Primark department store near Piccadilly Gardens and were forced to use a taser during the arrest.

Two people have been injured after a stabbing attack outside a busy department store in the UK overnight.Responding officers located a 30-year-old man outside a Primark department store near Piccadilly Gardens and were forced to use a taser during the arrest.

"One man has been detained," a Manchester Police spokesperson said.

"It is not believed there is any further threat to the wider public at this time."

Two people were injured, with one taken to hospital for treatment.

Several police cars responded, and a crime scene has been established.

Some Metrolink services were affected as a result.

Police believe this was an isolated incident and have not suggested the matter is terror related.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/world/manchester-stabbing-attack-man-in-custody-uk-news/98b71ebf-3308-477d-a901-20a5e6519f23

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