GMP are hunting for three suspects following the triple stabbing of a family in Salford on Friday


Officers received calls at approximately 2.30pm on Friday 19 August 2023, to reports of a man and woman shouting for help.

When attending Velour Close in Salford, a woman and two men were found to be have sustained stab wounds. One of the men has since had surgery on a life-changing injury. The other man and female have been discharged from hospital.

There is still a scene in place and CSI are continuing their forensic assessment of the property.  Police have been following various lines of enquiry and are now turning to the community to see if they are able to assist with the investigation. 

Detective Chief Inspector Yanica Weir said: “This appears to be an isolated, targeted and unprovoked attack, in which three men in masks and balaclavas were seen leaving the address on Velour Close following the attack.

“We are carrying out house-to-house enquiries and doing a CCTV trawl from the area, and we are now looking for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, to come forward.

“If anyone has any CCTV, mobile or dashcam footage in or around Velour Close on Friday 18 August, to please let us know.

“We can be contacted via 101 quoting log number 001978-18082023 or information can be passed anonymously via the independent charity – Crimestoppers – on 0800 555 111.”

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