DETECTIVES are still hunting a potentially armed man who is wanted in connection with an incident where a man was stabbed in the back.

Police were called to Sandhurst Street, Burnley, after a man in his 20s was stabbed just before 10.35pm on Friday, October 18.

The victim suffered a punctured lung and was taken to hospital.

As part of their investigation, detectives want to speak to Michael Baker.

UPDATE: Wanted man Michael Baker hands himself in to police and released without charge 

Baker, 37, of Cuerdale Avenue, Burnley, is described as white, 5ft 6ins and of a medium build.

Police said he walks with a limp.

Officers have this afternoon confirmed they are still looking for Baker and are urging people not to approach him as they believe he could be armed.

Det Cons Phil Scott said: “We are keen to speak to Baker and would ask anyone who knows where he is to speak to us. Baker could be in possession of a knife and we would ask the public not to approach him. If you do see him, please call police immediately.

“Furthermore I would encourage Baker to come forward and contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email quoting log reference 1575 of October 18.