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Two men to appear in court charged with Lea stabbing

Posted on - 3rd May, 2024 - 8:10am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Lea, Preston News
Where Ashford Road meets Birkdale Drive
Where Ashford Road meets Birkdale Drive

Two men have been charged after a 37-year-old man was stabbed in Lea.

The pair will appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court on Friday (3 May) morning following the incident in the Ashford Road area of Ashton-on-Ribble around 6am on Wednesday 1 May.

Daniel Herd, 28, of Landsdown Hill, Fulwood, is charged with section-18 wounding, possession of a blade and possession of an offensive weapon.

Richard Dimelow, 31, of Blackpool Road, is charged with section-18 wounding and possession of a blade.

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The 37-year-old man remains in hospital being treated for stab wounds with police saying his injuries are serious but not life-threatening.

Police are continuing to appeal for anyone with information about the report of men fighting in Lea and Savick in Birkdale Drive and Ashford Road.

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting log 229 of May 1 or you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800555111.

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