TWO women in their 20s suffered injuries after being stabbed on a road in Hindley.

Police are continuing to investigate after the reports of the incident on Atherton Road this morning.

One woman remains in hospital where she is being treated for "serious injuries" while the second woman, who has "minor injuries", has been discharged.

However, police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.  

Atherton Road remains closed in both directions between the junctions of Leigh Road and Westleigh Lane while investigations are ongoing.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: "Two women received serious injuries. This is not being treated as a terror related incident. Enquiries are ongoing."

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 0161 856 7182 or 0161 856 1814, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.