Boy, 14, dies after he was stabbed in Manchester - as teen arrested on suspicion of murder

A 14-year-old boy has died after he was stabbed in north Manchester on Friday.

The teenager was taken to hospital after he was injured in Tavistock Square, Harpurhey, shortly after 6pm on Friday. He later died from his injuries.

Another 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody for questioning.

Detective Superintendent Phil Key, or Greater Manchester Police, said: "Firstly I would like to share my deepest condolences with the family at this unbelievably difficult time.

"Our Family Liaison Officers are currently working with them and we will continue to support the family throughout this extremely troubling period.

"A Section 60 authority has been put in place which will run for 24 hours and finish at 8.26pm this evening, we have taken this course of action to keep the public who live and work within the vicinity of the incident safe.

"We understand the use of a Section 60 can cause concern to local residents; however, we use these powers only when proportionate and necessary.

"By enforcing the Section 60 in the area, we will work to minimise any violent behaviour and prevent any further serious incidents going forward as our main priority is to keep the public safe."