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Image caption The boy was attacked in Bridgeman Street. A 10-year-old boy has been stabbed and is being treated in a Bolton hospital. A man, aged 18, was later arrested in connection with the knifing near Bridgeman Street in Great Lever. Emergency crews were called at about 13:15 BST, but the stabbing is being treated as an "isolated incident", Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said. The boy is described as being in a stable condition and the suspect is being held on suspicion of assault, the force said. A witness told the Manchester Evening News there were five to six ambulances and up to seven police cars at the scene. In a statement, GMP said a "large police presence remains in the area, whilst investigation work is carried out". Full story

11 July