A 19-YEAR-OLD man from Whitefield was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the leg.

Police were called to Agecroft Road, Pendlebury, at 3.20pm on Monday after an incident close to the junction with Kersal Vale Road.

The man, who has not been named, was taken to Salford's Hope Hospital.

Agecroft Road was closed at its junction with Kersal Vale Road while the scene was examined.