Police still hunting man after Preston stab attack on Christmas Day

Police are still hunting for a man after a stabbing in Preston on Christmas Day.

Thursday, 27th December 2018, 11:09 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 9:57 pm
Armed police in Preston on Christmas Day. Photo: Bean Coffee

Armed police were deployed in the Plunginton area of Preston on Christmas Day, and roads were cordoned off while they hunted the attacker.

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A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “We were called at shortly before 9am on December 25 to reports that a 37-year-old man had been stabbed on Eldon Street, Preston.

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“He was taken by ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital in a serious but not life threatening condition.

“Officers, including armed officers, subsequently carried out a search of a property on Blackpool Road as part of enquiries to trace a suspect but they were not located.

“Enquiries to trace him are on-going.”