Bury murder investigation: Three teenagers arrested after 19-year-old stabbed to death in broad daylight

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 19-year-old man was stabbed to death in Bury.

By Adam Lord
Saturday, 12th March 2022, 12:21 pm
Updated Saturday, 12th March 2022, 12:28 pm

Police received a report of a stabbing on Market Street shortly before 4pm on Friday. Emergency services attended to the man at the scene before he was taken to hospital where he later died.

Three 16-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Detective Superintendent Lewis Hughes said that it has been a “fast-paced” investigation.

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Police in Bury have arrested three teenagers on suspicion of murder

He said: “This has been a fast-paced investigation and I am pleased to say detectives have made three arrests overnight in connection with his death.

“Although they remain in custody for questioning our investigation is still in its initial stages.

“This incident occurred in broad daylight so it is highly likely there are members of the public who witnessed the assault or may have mobile phone footage.”

GMP has asked anyone with any information to contact them on 0161 856 0027 quoting incident reference 1940 of 11/03/22.