Terror police search suspect's home after Manchester stabbing

Wednesday 02nd January 2019 06:41 EST

Police are searching the home of a terror suspect accused of carrying out a "frenzied" New Year's Eve stabbing which left three people hurt. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said the 25-year-old is being held on suspicion of attempted murder after a couple were left with serious injuries, while a police officer was also stabbed as he tried to stop the suspect.

Assistant Chief Constable Russ Jackson, of Greater Manchester Police, said the suspect lived in the Cheetham Hill area of the city and counter-terrorism officers were at his address. He said a couple aged in their 50s suffered multiple stab wounds in the "random" attack. The suspect was heard to shout "Allah" and "Long live the Caliphate" during the incident at the station, which is next toManchester Arena where suicide bomber Salman Abedi killed 22 people on May 22 2017.

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