Woman and teenage girl treated for knife wounds after Ribbleton attack

Posted on - 21st June, 2019 - 9:27am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton
Derry Road in Ribbleton Pic: Google
Derry Road in Ribbleton Pic: Google

A man is in custody after a woman and teenager were stabbed at a house in Preston.


Preston Police were called to Derry Road in Ribbleton around 9.25pm.

During the incident on Thursday (20 June) a man is understood to have stabbed a woman in her 30s causing injuries to her arm and face.

A 16-year-old girl who tried to intervene was also attacked and suffered an injury to her head.

Both of them were taken to Royal Preston Hospital to be treated for lacerations from a knife, police say their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A 33-year-old man was later arrested in Rochdale having made off from the scene. He was arrested on two counts of Section 18 assault.

Inspector Martin Pearson said: “We would like to reassure local residents that we believe all parties are known to each other and this was an isolated attack. We do not believe there is a threat to the wider public.

“Our thoughts are with the two victims of this nasty attack who we hope and trust will make a speedy recovery from their ordeal.”

If anyone has any information that could police, they can call 101 quoting incident reference 1762 of June 20th.

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