A 16-year-old was taken to hospital after suffering injuries in a knife attack.

The incident happened near to the junction of Bury Old Road and Heywood Road in Prestwich on the evening of May 23.

A man was arrested and is currently on bail, as the attack is under ongoing police investigation, officers confirmed.

The wounded teenager is said to currently be in a stable condition in hospital.

Following the attack police have sought to reassure residents and stepped up patrols in the area.

In a Tweet, officers from GMP Prestwich said: "It is believed that this is an isolated incident and police patrols have been and will remain in the area for reassurance."

Anyone with any information can contact police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.