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Manchester – Man Stabbed and Robbed in Vicious Attack

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A man was stabbed in the back and robbed in a vicious attack in Longsight.

At about 3am on Monday 22 December 2014 the victim was walking home from the local shop, along Longford Place and when he reached the junction of Ayton Grove he was approached by two men. One of the men grabbed his wrist and tried to steal his watch, but the victim pulled away and was punched in the face. The other man stabbed him twice in the back and the victim fell to the floor and was stabbed twice more, before the men fled the scene. He was taken to hospital and treated for stab wounds.

The man who stabbed him is described as West Indian, in his 30s, of stocky build with short black hair and stubble, about 5ft 8in tall and was wearing a green jacket.

The other man is described as West Indian, in his 30s, about 6ft tall and of slim build.

Detective Constable Danielle Bullivant of South Manchester division said: “Fortunately the man’s injuries are not life-threatening, but this was a violent attack that left a man in hospital.

“The man targeted him as he walked alone and continued to attack him, even after he had fallen to the floor.

“I would urge anybody who may have been in the area at the time of the attack, or recognises the descriptions of the offenders, to call police.”

Anyone with information should supply should phone police on 0161 856 4223 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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Dad arrested after Mylee Billingham aged 8 stabbed to death

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Eight-year old Mylee Billingham was stabbed to death in her own home, Her father has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Mylee was found with serious stab injuries and rushed to Hospital, but died a short time later.

Her father Bill Billingham aged 54 is a murder suspect in the case, he has been arrested he remains in a critical condition after attempts failed to take his own life.

Police say they are not looking for anyone else in relation to the murder.

He is under a police guard after he was discovered with a stab wound to his stomach and will have to undergo surgery.

Police officers responding to a domestic incident were called to a house in Brownhills near Walsall in West Mindlands at 9.15pm on Saturday.

 

Her father uploaded a photo of Mylee to his Facebook profile just before emergency services were alerted to the tragedy.

The post was captioned with the words “Pitza on bed Iv Moo x.”

The girl was pictured on her bed smiling with two plates of pizza in front of her, Moments later she was murdered.

A post-mortem examination will take place later to establish the exact cause of Mylee’s death.

West Midlands Police said Billingham is yet to be questioned by officers due to his condition.

 

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Girl aged 8 who was stabbed to death named as Mylee Billingham

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A little girl who was tragically stabbed to death has been named as 8-year-old Mylee Billingham.

Police responded to a domestic related incident near Walsall and sadly discovery Mylee seriously injured.

Despite frantic efforts by police, paramedics and doctors nothing could be done to save Mylee.

Cops immediately arrested a man aged 54 in connection with her murder.

Sadly Mylee was found with life threatening injuries at a property in Brownhills, near Walsall, on Saturday night, and died a short time later in hospital.

West Midlands Police said the man was also taken to hospital with a stab wound to the stomach.

The 54-year-old man who was arrested remains in a “critical” condition and will Be question “in due course” in relation to the murder of 8 year old Mylee.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with Mylee’s death.

Our thoughts are with Mylee’s family and friends at this difficult time.

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Girl 8 stabbed to dead in Walsall, West Midlands

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Police have launched a murder investigation after an 8 year old girl was stabbed to death near Walsall.

A 54-year-old man has been arrested following the attack overnight in Brownhills.

Cops responded to a 999 call at 9.15pm to reports of a disturbance at the address on arrival they found a girl with serious injuries.

She was rushed to hospital but sadly nothing could be done to save her this girls injuries were too serious and she died a short time later.”

The 54-year-old man was also taken to hospital and treated for a stab wound to his stomach.

Detective Inspector Jim Colclough, from the homicide unit, said: “We are treating this as a domestic incident and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the child’s death.

“Our family liaison team are supporting the family of the little girl, who are naturally devastated by her death. Our thoughts remain with them.”

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