Man charged after Christmas Day stabbing in Preston

A man has been charged by police following a stabbing in Preston on Christmas Day.

Sunday, 30th December 2018, 11:29 am
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 2:53 am
The arrest followed a police appeal

Warren Givens, 44, of Blackpool Road, Preston is accused of Section 18 wounding and possession of a bladed article.

He will appear before Preston Magistrates’ Court on Monday, December 31.

Police launched an investigation after a man was stabbed on Eldon Street in the city on December 25.

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The victim suffered serious but not life threatening injuries.

Police cordoned off a section of Blackpool Road following the incident and closed roads for around four hours.