A TEENAGE boy found himself at the centre of an alleged stabbing incident that saw a shop staff member assaulted by a group.
The victim entered the Raja Bros store on Huddersfield Road in Carrbrook on the evening of Friday, December 3 with a head injury.
Shortly afterwards, a group wielding a knife and a bat burst in and targeted the member of staff that was on duty.
The store was surrounded by police officers, who imposed a cordon around the property and ordered it to close early.
And a search for the first victim, who fled, was immediately launched.
A statement by Greater Manchester Police to The Correspondent said: “At about 5.40pm on Friday, December 3, police were called to reports of a stabbing on Huddersfield Road.
“Enquiries have established that the victim – a teenage boy – entered a shop with a head injury.
“Following this, a group of five men entered the shop – wielding a knife and a bat – and assaulted a staff member.
“Police are in attendance and the staff member has been treated for minor injuries.
“The boy left prior to police arrival and enquiries are ongoing to locate him regarding his welfare.”
Anyone with information about the incident should contact police on 0161 856 9466 quoting incident number 2230 of 3/12/21.
Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.