Teen arrested on suspicion of assault after Leyland boy left with life-changing injuries

Posted on - 22nd October, 2020 - 10:27am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News
Wigan Road Pic: Google
Wigan Road Pic: Google

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing life-changing injuries to a boy in Leyland.


The incident happened on October 10 at 4pm when the victim was buying sweets at the newsagents on Wigan Road.

He was approached by a stranger, unprovoked, who began to punch him in the mouth.

The boy suffered a fractured jaw as a result and has also lost several teeth.

The 17-year-old from Chorley has since been released by South Ribble Police pending further investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to email or call police on 101, quoting log 1001 of October 10 2020. 

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