Man arrested following incident in Barrow Date published: 8th May 2018 10.29am

Officers have arrested a man after a 36-year-old man was seriously injured in Barrow.

At 6.45pm on Sunday 7 May officers were called to reports of an incident at an address on Irons Lane, Barrow.

Officers attended the scene and found that a 36-year-old had suffered multiple puncture wounds. The man was taken to Aintree University Hospital, where he is currently in a stable condition.

A 28-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder; he has since been sectioned under section 2 of the Mental Health Act.

Detective Sergeant Simon Owen said: “I would like to reassure the local community that this is believed to be an isolated incident.

“Enquiries are currently ongoing, and there is an increased police presence in the local area to provide reassurance.”

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 57615. Information can also be passed anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.