Probe after man stabbed to death in broad daylight

A man believed to be in his 20s has died after he was stabbed multiple times in broad daylight near a jewellers.

Detectives have launched an investigation after the victim was attacked in Waterloo Street, Oldham, on Friday afternoon.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said they were called to reports that a man was unconscious and not breathing near Charters Jewellers at around 3.20pm.

Officers found the man with multiple stab wounds and he was rushed to hospital where he later died.

GMP said the man's next-of-kin had been informed and were being supported by specialist officers.

Det Supt Nicky Porter said: "My heart goes out to the man's family who have sadly had to be informed that their loved one has died.

"As the investigation develops, we hope to be able to provide further details but as this only happened recently, we're yet to gain a full picture of what exactly has happened and ask the public to come forward with any information."

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1293 of 09/03/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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