Appeal for witnesses after alleged stabbing in Bamber Bridge

Posted on - 15th September, 2016 - 5:03pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News



Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged stabbing in Bamber Bridge.

Officers were called at around 2.15am on Thursday, September 14. It is believed the victim, a 25-year-old woman, had been walking on Station Road when she was stabbed around 1am.

The female suffered a single stab wound to her stomach and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital. Her injuries are not life-threatening.

A 41-year-old man from Chorley was arrested in connection with the incident. Detectives are continuing to appeal for investigation.

Det Con Mark Burns, of Lancashire Police, said: “We are in the early stages of an investigation but are keen to talk to anyone who can assist with our enquiries.

“While we have made one arrest, we want to speak to anyone who was in the Station Road area between 1am and 2am yesterday. If you saw or heard anything which may help us, please get in touch.

“We are particularly keen to speak to a man who assisted the injured female following the incident.

“I am looking to speak with that male and would urge him to come forward.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference SA1612193.

Alternatively information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at


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