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Police appeal for wanted man in connection with assault in Ribbleton

Posted on - 29th May, 2024 - 4:09pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Ribbleton
Jordan Tait is wanted in connection with an assault in the city. Pic: Preston Police

Preston Police are looking for a 25-year-old man who is wanted in connection with an assault in the city.

Jordan Tait is wanted in connection with an investigation into an assault which occurred at the start of the month.

On Sunday 5 May at 9.10pm, police were called to a disturbance on Burnslack Road in Ribbleton.

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A man in his 20s suffered head injuries and was hospitalised. He has since been discharged. 

Tait is 6ft, with dark brown, straight hair and brown eyes. 

Preston Police have carried out several enquiries but are continuing to ask the public for help with finding him.

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Two other people, including a 14-year-old boy have been charged in connection to the assault. 

John Tait, 43, of Browsholme Avenue, Ribbleton, and the teenager have both been charged with section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent.

John Tait was remanded to appear before Preston Magistrates Court on May 9, and the 14-year-old boy, has been remanded to appear at Preston Youth Court.

Police are asking the public not to approach Jordan Tait who is wanted, but call 999 for immediate sighting and 101 if you have any information.

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