A woman has been stabbed in the neck in Horwich.

The 29-year-old was taken to hospital with a wound to her neck following an incident just after 6am on Sunday, in Crown Lane, Horwich.

Two women had been assaulted.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and bailed until February 24.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.

A police spokesman said inquiries were ongoing.