Parklife stabbing: Man, 22, in hospital after reveller knifed in the leg

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A man is being treated in hospital after being stabbed at Parklife festival.

The attack happened at around 6.30pm on Sunday – the second night of the two-day festival at Heaton Park in Manchester.

It is understood a 22-year-old man approached security after suffering a knife wound to his leg.

Security then alerted police who attended, with staff informing officers where they believed the attack to have happened, having previously spotted a fight occurring.

An enquiry has now been launched with detectives said to be following a number of lines of enquiry.

A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police said: “Officers were called just after 6.30pm last night (12 September 2021) by security staff at Parklife to a report of a stabbing.

“A 22-year-old man suffered a leg injury and was taken to hospital where he remains in serious but stable condition.