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Man suffers stab wounds in assault in Blackpool

Saturday, September 8, 2018

DETECTIVES in Blackpool are appealing for help after a man suffered stab wounds.

Police were called at about 9.20pm last night (Friday, September 7th) to a report that a 47 year old man had presented at Blackpool Victoria Hospital with two stab wounds. His injuries are not life threatening.

Enquiries revealed the man and a friend were walking along Station Road following an evening out when the victim was attacked.

It is believed the pair had stopped to speak to a young child moments before the assault happened.

Police are appealing for witnesses and are keen to trace a taxi driver who took the wounded man to hospital.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1541 of September 7th or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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