Man in hospital after stabbing

A man was taken to hospital after being knifed in Preston.

Monday, 8th August 2016, 8:51 am
Updated Monday, 8th August 2016, 10:54 am
Ribbleton Avenue
Ribbleton Avenue

The incident happened at a house in Ribbleton Avenue on Saturday night.

The victim received a wound to his arm and was still being treated in the Royal Preston Hospital today.

Police were called to the scene, close to the junction with Cromwell Road, by paramedics at 10.50pm.

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A spokesperson said: “We were called by the ambulance service to reports of a stabbing at an address in Ribbleton Avenue.

“A man was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital with injuries to his arm and he is still in hospital.

“It appears to have been a domestic-related incident.”

A spokesperson for the North West Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 22.46pm to a stabbing. We sent a fast response vehicle and an ambulance.

“A patient was taken to hospital.”