Michael Bennison: Public warned not to approach "extremely dangerous" man

Police arrest man wanted on suspicion of trying to murder his girlfriendMichael Bennison, 28, is suspected of stabbing his 27-year-old girlfriend in York on Friday afternoonNorth Yorkshire Police officers have now arrested a man following a public appeal
The 27-year-old woman suffered multiple wounds including a punctured lung and is in a stable condition

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21:53 GMT, 16 December 2012


Wanted: Michael Bennison, 28, who is suspected of stabbing his 27-year-old girlfriend with a bladed item in York on Friday afternoon

Wanted: Michael Bennison, 28, who is suspected of stabbing his 27-year-old girlfriend with a bladed item in York on Friday afternoon

Police have arrested a man who is suspected of stabbing his girlfriend.

Michael Bennison, 28, was arrested in York tonight after police issued appeals to find him.

He is being held in police custody on suspicion of attempted murder after his 27-year-old girlfriend was stabbed in York on Friday afternoon.

The woman was taken to hospital after she was attacked at an address in the Huntington area of the city, at around 1pm on Friday.

She was said to be in a stable condition after being treated for multiple wounds, including a punctured lung.

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.'

Wounded: The 27-year-old woman was taken to York District Hospital with injuries including a punctured lung, where she remains in a stable condition

Wounded: The 27-year-old woman was taken to York District Hospital with injuries including a punctured lung, where she remains in a stable condition