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Appeal after man stabbed in Plungington in broad daylight

Posted on - 23rd September, 2020 - 12:29pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Plungington, Preston News
A still from CCTV of the stabbing shows the victim approached outside the Co-op

Police want to speak to two men after a stabbing in Plungington.

The incident happened on Wednesday 9 September just after 4pm outside the Co-op Food shop in Plungington Road.

CCTV footage shows that the 23-year-old victim was approached by a man who had been travelling on a motorcycle with a second man.

The offender, who was wearing a helmet, stabbed the victim in the hand with a knife.

Plungington stabbing CCTV

The offender got back on the motorbike as a passenger, making off from the area.

The victim ran inside the store.

Plungington stabbing CCTV

A spokesperson for Preston Police said: “This happened on a busy road in broad daylight and must have been terrifying for the victim, especially when he saw the offender get off the motorbike, coming towards him wielding a knife.

“We appreciate that the suspect and his accomplice have their faces covered in these images but we hope that someone may recognise their build or clothing.”




If you can help, call 101 quoting incident reference 1039 of September 9th. You can also email 6313@lancashire.police.uk. Alternatively you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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