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Man charged after 13-year-old boy stabbed on Ribbleton Lane

Posted on - 7th December, 2021 - 1:04pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Police attend the scene on Ribbleton Lane

Police have charged a Blackburn man on wounding with intent and public knife possession following the stabbing of a teenage boy last Saturday.

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Raymond Robinson, 44, of Crompton Place, Blackburn, was due to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court this morning (Tuesday 7 December).

Police arrested Robinson yesterday on suspicion of assault GBH before charging him.

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Ch Insp Kevin Evans of Lancashire Police said: “This incident left a teenage boy in hospital with stab wounds, and our investigation is very much continuing to establish exactly what occurred.

“A man has now been charged and is due to appear in court this morning. We are continuing to ask anybody with information about the incident to get in touch straight away.”

Police were called around 8.30pm on Saturday 4 December to the scene, where the public discovered a 13-year-old boy on Ribbleton Lane with stab wounds to his leg.

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He received hospital treatment, and at this time, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police have urged people with information on the incident to get in touch.

Anybody with information should contact 101, quoting log 289 of 4 December.

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Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org



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