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  • 16 December 2012, 21:49

Michael Bennison Held Over York Stabbing

Police have arrested a man wanted on suspicion of attempted murder after his girlfriend was stabbed in York.

Michael Bennison, 28, was arrested in the city just hours after police issued appeals to find him.

His 27-year-old girlfriend was stabbed on Friday afternoon at an address on Healey Grove, in the Huntington area of the city.

She was said to be in a stable condition after being treated for multiple wounds, including a punctured lung, at York District Hospital

Police thanked the people who helped with the search.

Detective Inspector Shaun Page, of North Yorkshire Police, said: "I would like to convey my thanks to the media and the many members of the public who have contributed to the search and helped us to locate Bennison."

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