Man charged in assault investigation

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

A man has been charged by police investigating a serious assault in Blackpool.

Around 9.30pm on Friday (May 28) police were called to a report a woman was being attacked in Lytham Road.

Officers in the area later arrested a man in connection with the incident.

Thomas Brotherton, 21, of Lytham Road, Blackpool, has been charged with affray, assaulting a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm, using threatening behaviour with intent to cause fear of unlawful violence, two offences of criminal damage, possessing a knife in a public place and threatening a person with a blade in a public place.

He was due to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Monday, May 31).

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