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Teenage boy stabbed in Fishwick knife attack

Posted on - 11th March, 2019 - 3:28pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fishwick, Preston News
Samuel Street where the attack took place Pic: Google
Samuel Street where the attack took place Pic: Google

A teenager has been left with wounds to his arm, hand, leg and ankle after a stabbing in Fishwick.

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The 14-year-old was targeted by three men who have been arrested.

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Preston Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after the stabbing on Sunday (10 March).

The incident took place around 11.30pm.

Three men aged 21,22 and 24, have been arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent. They remain in police custody.

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Chief Insp Steve Sansbury, of South Police, said: “I would like to reassure people that we believe this was a targeted attack but I appreciate this will have caused concern for the public in this area and people will see extra police officers out an about on the streets. People should feel free to approach an officer if they have any concerns or information they feel could help.

“We need the community to work with us and report any information to the police. If you know anything in relation to this incident or indeed any potential on-going criminal activity in the area, please contact us as soon as possible.”

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On Friday a 17-year-old boy was stabbed in Ribbleton.

Read more: Police set up stop and search zone in Preston after latest stabbing

Anybody with information about the incident on Samuel Street is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident reference 1478 of March 10th.

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