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Update: Man wanted in connection with Blackburn stabbing arrested and charged

Friday, April 16, 2021

We would just like to update you regarding our appeal to locate Fayaz Waka, 22, who was wanted in connection with an incident where a man in his 50s was found with a number of stab injuries in in Walnut Street, Blackburn, on April 3.

Yesterday morning (April 15) Waka was arrested at a property in Blackburn.

Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, Waka, of Preston New Road, Blackburn, was charged with possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin, possession of a firearm and Section 18 wounding. 

He is due to appear at Blackburn Magistrates Court this morning (April 16).

Thank you to everybody who shared and supported our appeal.


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