A MAN has died after being arrested following a reported stabbing in Leigh.

Police were called to reports of a stabbing on Park Lane at about 9.10pm on Thursday (February 9).

Emergency services attended the scene and a male victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The suspect made off from the scene following the attack, however, police were quickly able to arrest the suspect.

A Greater Manchester Police statement read: "A short time later, the male suspect became seriously unwell and despite best efforts of officers and emergency services at the scene, the male sadly died.

"An investigation has been launched and officers will remain at the scene to conduct further enquiries."