Police confirm three people stabbed at station in Manchester

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Three people, including a police officer, were stabbed Monday night by a man reportedly wielding a knife at Manchester’s Victoria Station, police said.

British Transport Police (BTP) said one of its officers was stabbed in the shoulder, and that a man and a woman had been taken to hospital with knife injuries.

A man has been arrested at the scene following the incident shortly before 2100 GMT.

BTP and Greater Manchester Police remain at the station which is closed.

Victoria Station, a combined mainline railway station and tram stop, is situated to the north of Manchester city center.

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