Emergency services rushed to the scene after reports a young boy had been stabbed in a house.
The Ambulance Service confirmed that a boy under 10 had been taken to Manchester Children’s Hospital and he is believed to be “alert”.
The shocking incident happened about 3pm this afternoon.
A police cordon remains in place as officers investigate the incident.
Crime scene investigators are at the scene combing through the front yard, Manchester Evening News reports.
Residents say they are shocked at the news and have wished the boy and his family well.
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