Teenager stabbed in the head in Avenham Park

Posted on - 7th July, 2020 - 1:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Uncategorized
The Old Tram Bridge is currently fenced off
The incident happened near the Old Tram Bridge

A teenager was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the head in Avenham Park on Monday.


At 5:15pm, emergency services were called to a area close to the Old Tram bridge to reports the 17–year-old had been attacked with a knife.

He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital by ambulance, but his injury was not found to be serious and he was later discharged.

Police are now trying to identify his attacker.

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A police spokesperson said: “It is believed that the offender was part of a group of four males who made off from the area in a black car.

“They are currently being sought by police.”

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident reference 978 of July 6th.

Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at

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