Moor Park axe attack suspect is charged

Posted on - 16th July, 2018 - 11:34am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, Moor Park, Preston News
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Police have charged a man following an attack in a Preston park.


A man in his 40s received injuries to his hand and head during the incident in Moor Park.

Preston Police say Aqib Uddin, 18, of Cam Street, Deepdale, has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent.

During the incident on Friday (13 July) around 5.30pm a group of men approach the victim and police say an axe was used during the attack.

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Inspector Ellie Kanoun of Preston Police, said: “I would like to thank members of the public who shared our initial appeal. If you have any information at all which could help, and haven’t already spoken to us, please come forward.”

Anybody with information is asked to call 101 quoting log number 1083 of 13th July.

Uddin is due to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court during Monday morning.

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