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Teenage boy charged with Church Street stabbing

Posted on - 21st September, 2018 - 8:32pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
The incident took place outside Waterstones Pic: Google
The incident took place outside Waterstones Pic: Google

A teenager has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Preston city centre.

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Preston Police arrested a 17-year-old boy who had been on the run since the incident.

Another 17-year-old boy was approached and stabbed in the buttock outside Waterstones in Church Street.

The incident took place at 5.45pm on Saturday 8 September.

The victim was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment but was since discharged.

Read more: Man ‘pinned to the ground and stabbed in the head’ in serious assault

Police confirmed they arrested and charged a 17-year-old boy during Thursday (20 September). He was charged with section 18 assault and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

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