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Teenager stabbed in Preston - Appeal

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Around 7.30pm on Friday the Ambulance Service attended the report of a stabbing at Levensgarth Avenue, Fulwood, Preston. At that location a 17 year old girl was found with puncture wounds to her back. The victim was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital for treatment where she remained overnight. The injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A female and male both aged 16 were arrested a short time later on suspicion of wounding and an investigation is currently underway.

Detective Inspector Dan Onions from Preston CID said:  “This is a serious incident where a young girl has sustained nasty injuries. Although, at this stage the injuries are not thought to be life threatening it is purely through good fortune that the outcome has not been more serious.”

Members of the public who may have witnessed this incident or the events leading up to it taking place are asked to contact Lancashire police on 101 quoting log number 1309 of March 1st or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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