Five people have been arrested following a series of violent attacks in Stockport

Five people have been arrested following a series of violent attacks in Stockport.

Police were called to Swann Lane in Cheadle Hulme, to reports of a robbery on Thursday, Three men wearing balaclavas and driving a white van had approached a group of men and threatened them with a machete before fleeing.

A white van was also seen by police and following a short pursuit five men were arrested on suspicion of kidnap, robbery and assault, the victim sustained serious facial injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

An investigation is ongoing and police are appealing for information, at least 2 other incidents involving a white van were reported.

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