A MAN is in hospital after being stabbed in the chest in Leigh last night.

The victim was assaulted in The Broadway and a woman has been arrested over the incident.

There are police cordons in place at Oakleigh Park Drive this morning as police search for evidence.

The man’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

A police spokeswoman said: “A 30-year-old woman has been arrested by police officers following an assault in The Broadway area last night around 9.25pm.

“A man in his thirties was taken to hospital by ambulance crews with stab wounds to the chest, which are not believed to be life threatening.

“We can confirm that the two people are known to each other.

“There’s a scene guard in place and detectives will be searching the area and conducting house to house enquiries this morning.”