A MAN was stabbed in Breightmet on Wednesday evening after a fight broke out.

Police attended the incident on Monks Lane at around 6.20pm.

One man was stabbed and had been seriously injured, although his condition is not life-threatening.

Three men and a woman were arrested on suspicion of section 18 assualt.

Officers are appealing for information regarding the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: "Police were called at around 6.20pm to a report of a fight on Monks Lane in the Breightmet area with one man being left with a serious stab wound.

"Emergency services have attended and taken a man to hospital where his condition is described as serious but not life-threatening.

"Three men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault.

"Enquiries are ongoing.

"Anyone with information should call 101 quoting 2223 of 13/01/2021. Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."