Leyland man in his 40s taken to hospital with stab wounds

Posted on - 16th July, 2021 - 3:05pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble News
Alder Close, Leyland. Pic: Google

South Ribble Police have taken to social media to let the community know they are currently investigating an incident in Alder Close in Leyland last night.


South Ribble CID and NPT are actively making enquires to locate the offenders and arrest attempts have been conducted at all addresses associated.

Read more: Man in his 30s stabbed in head and stomach in Blackpool Road near Deepdale

They are asking individuals to ring 101 with any information which can help trace those involved.

They wrote: “We can assure the community that we are doing everything we can to locate the offenders.”

Blog Preston contacted police for comment and they said: “We were called at 12.37am today (July 16) to reports a man had been assaulted by a man and a woman in Alder Close, Leyland.

“The victim, a man in his 40s, suffered stab wounds and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital. His condition is not described as life-threatening.

“No arrests have been made at this stage and enquiries are ongoing to identify and arrest the offenders. This is being treated as an isolated incident. Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting log 0030 of July 16, 2021.”

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