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Man in hospital after assault in Meadow Street

Posted on - 26th May, 2019 - 8:05pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, Preston News, St Matthews
Emergency services in Meadow Street on Sunday Pic: Lee Ward
Emergency services in Meadow Street on Sunday Pic: Lee Ward

Police are hunting two men after a man was slashed with a weapon in the street in Deepdale.

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Emergency services were called to reports of an assault in Meadow Street at 5.02pm on Sunday (26 May).

A 34-year-old man was found outside the New Fleece Inn with a laceration to his arm.

Inspector Steve Bradshaw confirmed police were hunting for two men in connection with the attack which occured on the road outside the pub.

The victim has been taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Cavan James, manager of the New Fleece, told the City of Preston News Network: “I just want to confirm that this did happen but me and my staff took the man in for shelter and to help him it happened outside my doors not inside the pub.”

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Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log reference 1087 and 26 May.

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