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Lowthian Street stabbing: Teenager bailed as police investigation continues

Posted on - 23rd December, 2015 - 10:09pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Preston City Centre
Detectives on the scene in Lowthian Street

Detectives on the scene in Lowthian Street

A Preston teenager has been bailed as an investigation continues into the stabbing of an 18-year-old boy in the city centre.

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Police were called to reports of a fight in Lowthian Street, behind the Black Horse pub, around 5pm on Monday.

The teenage victim was found with a single stab wound to the stomach. He remains in a serious but stable condition at Preston Royal Hospital.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of Section 18 wounding.

He has now been bailed until Thursday 10 March.

Meanwhile a 17-year-old boy was due to appear at Preston Youth Court on Wednesday morning charged with Section 18 wounding and possession of a knife.

Four other people aged between 13 and 25 and from Preston have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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