A TEENAGER is fighting for life in hospital after being stabbed in the street in Trafford .

Four people, including a 13-year-old boy, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the attack.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene on School Road in Stretford just before 2pm on Wednesday.

The 17-year-old victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was rushed to hospital. Police say he is still in critical condition.

A scene remained in place into Wednesday evening while investigations continued.

A force spokesman said that four people were taken into custody, including a 13-year-old boy, two men aged 19 and 28, and a 22-year-old woman.

Greater Manchester Police said in a statement: "Police have arrested four people after a boy was stabbed in Stretford.

"Officers were called to School Road, Stretford shortly before 1.50pm on July 17 to a report that a boy had been stabbed.

"Emergency services attended and the boy, aged 17, was taken to hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition.

"A boy aged 13, two men aged 19 and 28 and a woman aged 22 have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

"Enquiries are ongoing."