Man arrested after 'meat cleaver' attack in Ribbleton

A man was taken to hospital with "lacerations" following an alleged assault involving a meat cleaver at a Ribbleton takeaway, say police.

Man arrested after 'meat cleaver' attack in Ribbleton
Man arrested after 'meat cleaver' attack in Ribbleton

The incident which happened at the Tung Lok Chinese takeaway on Miller Road at around 10pm on June 26.

The 45-year-old is not thought to be in a life threatening condition.

A spokesman for the police said: " We received an allegation of an assault against a 45-year-old man on Monday evening.

"The man was taken to Royal Preston Hospital suffering from lacerations."

A 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault - section 18 GBH.