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A 44-year-old man is in a critical condition after being stabbed at a house in Crewe, police say.

Detectives are appealing for information following the incident at a property on Walthall Street.

The victim suffered an injury to his arm believed to have been caused from a knife, and also has head injuries after being hit.

It happened shortly before 1pm today (Monday July 26).

The victim was taken to Leighton Hospital where he is currently described as being in a critical but stable condition.

Inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances and officers are appealing for witnesses.

Detective Inspector Ian Robinson, of Cheshire Police, said: “This was a serious attack that has left a man in hospital and at this stage I believe it to be targeted.

“This afternoon we have been conducting numerous enquiries in the area and are appealing to anyone who may have information or seen the assault take place to please get in touch.

“I would also appeal to anyone who may have CCTV or dash cam footage that they think could assist with our investigation to contact us.

“There will be local officers patrolling the area to provide reassurance to those in the community and if you have any concerns or information please do speak to them.”

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently in custody waiting to be questioned.

If you have information that can assist police with their enquiries please contact Cheshire Constabulary on 101 quoting IML 1046893.

Information can also be provided anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.

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