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UPDATE: Man charged with attempted murder

Monday, July 6, 2020

Detectives have charged a man with attempted murder following a stabbing at an address in Blackburn.

Lyndsey Thomas Harkin, 29, of Swift Close, Blackburn, has also been charged with robbery and is due to appear at Preston Magistrates Court this morning.

Police were called at shortly after 7:50pm on July 1 to the report that a man had been stabbed at an address on Lower Hollin Bank Street.
The victim, 35, suffered stab wounds to his head, neck and arm was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

A 25-year-old woman from Blackburn, who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, and a 20-year-old woman from Blackburn, who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, have both since been released under investigation.
If you have any information about this incident, please call 101 quoting incident reference 1364 of July 1st.


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