POLICE are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Crewe.

It happened at about 10.45pm on Friday, August 1 at the junction of Hungerford Road and Buxton Avenue.

An altercation took place between two men outside a convenience store which resulted in one of the men being stabbed in the arm.

The 25-year-old man was taken to Leighton Hospital for surgery.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested.

Anyone with any information about what happened is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1022 of 1 August 2014.

Information can also be left anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.