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Pensioner in ‘serious condition’ as man charged with Deepdale assault

Posted on - 29th August, 2023 - 1:28pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, Preston News
St George’s Road in Deepdale Pic: Google

A pensioner remains in hospital after an assault in Deepdale during Saturday morning.

Preston Police have charged Austin Duckworth, 37, with section-18 assault and criminal damage.

Officers were called to reports of an assault at a property in St George’s Road, Deepdale, shortly after 11.45am on Saturday (26 August).

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A man in his 70s had minor visible injuries and was taken to hospital later that day.

Police say he is now in a serious condition.

Both parties are known to each other and Austin Duckworth appeared at Preston Magistrates’ Court this morning (Tue 29 August).

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 541 of August 26.

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