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Police appeal to trace wanted man after woman stabbed in Leyland

Posted on - 19th April, 2023 - 2:29pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble News
Dane Pointon Pic: Lancashire Police
Dane Pointon Pic: Lancashire Police

Lancashire Police want to speak with Dane Pointon in connection with an incident in Leyland where a woman suffered serious injuries.

Police officers were called to Croft Park, Wigan Road, Leyland, at 9.53pm on Sunday 16 April, to a report of assault.

A woman in her 20s was found to have suffered stab wounds and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Read more: Police seeking two men in connection with Shelley Road stabbing

A spokesperson for the police force said: “We want to speak to Pointon, 23, of Haig Avenue, Leyland, as part of our enquiries.”

Two men, aged 21 and 23, who were arrested earlier this week on suspicion of attempted murder, have since been bailed.

Any immediate sightings of Pointon, call 999. For information as to where he might be, call 101 or email 4208@lancashire.police.uk – quoting log 1582 of April 16, 2023.

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