Suspected Intruder Stabbed To Death Following Burglary In Bramhall, Stockport
A suspected intruder has been stabbed to death following a burglary at a house.
Police were called to the address in Bramhall, Stockport, on Saturday night following reports of a break-in.
A man aged in his late 30s was discovered with knife injuries and died a short time later.
A 39-year-old man - understood to be the householder - has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Greater Manchester Police said it is believed two men entered the house in Midland Road and threatened the 39-year-old occupant.
The man was alone at the time, at about 7.50pm, but his wife and 12-year-old son returned during the incident. They escaped unharmed.
The second offender fled the scene and it is believed he may have driven off in a white Citroen van, registration MM02 XEY, that was parked nearby on Chinley Close.
Detectives are urgently trying to trace the vehicle.
The wanted man is described as being 6ft and of large build.