Man charged following Burnley assault

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Detectives investigating an assault in Burnley have charged a man.

We were called at 7:06am on Saturday (27th October) to reports of an assault on Hargreaves Street.

Officers and paramedics attended and a 32-year-old man was found on the floor with head injuries.

He was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Drew Wilkinson, 18, of Straight Mile Court, Burnley has tonight (28th October) been charged with section 18 assault and possession of an offensive weapon.

He has been remanded to appear before Blackburn Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Monday 29th October).

Two other men, aged 25 and 19, who were arrested on suspicion of assault have been released without charge.

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