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Two police officers stabbed in Manchester

Two police officers were injured in Manchester yesterday after being stabbed while responding to a road crash.

An 18-year-old was arrested shortly after 4pm on suspicion of dangerous driving in South Manchester, police said, after a moped was involved in a collision.

While the two officers were responding to this incident, they were approached by another man who attacked them with a knife, Greater Manchester Police said in a statement.