Man stabbed himself in neck during domestic incident

The scene at Essex Street in Horwich

The scene at Essex Street in Horwich

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A 25-year-old man is undergoing surgery after he stabbed himself in the neck.

Police were called to a house in Essex Street, Horwich, at 1.30am this morning after reports of a domestic incident.

An ambulance was called and the man was rushed to Manchester Royal Infirmary, where he is receiving treatment.

The house has now been boarded up following the incident.

A neighbour, who asked not to be named, said around 10 police cars came to the street at 3.30am, and they had broken into the house.

He said: "There was shouting and a female crying outside the property with what sounded like glass breaking."

Police said they are investigating the incident.

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