33-year-old arrested on suspicion of GBH after teenager suffers fractured skull in attack

A Carnforth man has been arrested after two people were viciously attacked in Accrington, leaving one victim with a fractured skull.

By Matthew Calderbank
Wednesday, 13th April 2022, 8:59 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th April 2022, 9:21 am

The assaults happened in the early hours of April 2 when an 18-year-old man was struck on the head from behind, suffering a fractured skull.

A 33-year-old man from Carnforth was arrested on suspicion of Section 18 Assault (GBH) yesterday afternoon (April 12). He remains in custody.

The teenage victim said he also saw a second man struck to the head.

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A 33-year-old man from Carnforth has been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 Assault (GBH)

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “This victim is currently unknown to the police and we would ask them to come forward by calling us on 101 quoting log 0544 of April 3rd, 2022.

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