A man escaped serious injury despite being repeatedly stabbed in Manchester city centre yesterday afternoon.
Shortly after 3.30pm on Saturday 25 November. Police received a call that a man had been assaulted in Piccadilly Gardens.
On arrival it was established a 32-year-old man had been repeatedly stabbed. He received multiple serious stab injuries.
He was treated in hospital for his injuries and has since been discharged.
A 24-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to wound with intent and has been released under investigation.
A 40-year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody for questioning.
Detective Inspector Davis said: “It beggars belief that a frenzied attack like this can happen in the middle of a busy shopping area on a Saturday afternoon
“Given the nature of the assault it’s amazing the victim didn’t suffer even more serious injuries.