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Two boys charged with stabbing of man in Preston city centre

Posted on - 24th February, 2017 - 8:44am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Police outside McDonalds in Preston Pic: Benjamin Wareing
Police outside McDonalds in Preston Pic: Benjamin Wareing

Two boys have been charged with stabbing an 18-year-old man in Preston city centre on Tuesday (21 February) evening.

The boys, both aged 15 from Preston, are due to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court on Friday (24 February) morning accused of a Section 18 assault (grievous bodily harm).

The incident took place in Friargate near the McDonalds and Lowthian Street behind the Black Horse.

The victim suffered significant injuries to his arm and back and was taken to hospital.

Preston Police are continuing to appeal for information.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact police on 101 quoting log 928 of February 21st.

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.

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