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.

Read more: ‘Drainage concerns’ and ‘fabulous facilities’ – reaction to Ashton Park sports hub approval

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.

Subscribe: Keep in touch directly with the latest headlines from Blog Preston, join our WhatsApp channel and subscribe for our twice-a-week email newsletter. Both free and direct to your phone and inbox.

Read more: See the latest Preston news and headlines

Preston in pictures 60007 approaches PrestonThe original goal keepers and right back shirt from the 1964 Cup FinalGreen with a chance of gingerHarris OrphanageLittle Sisters Of The PoorLittle Sisters Of The PoorChurch - Church of St Mary, Penwortham 240323 [Lych Gate]Church - Church of St Mary, Penwortham 240323 [Cross] View more
Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.


Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails