Public warned not to approach man wanted in connection with stabbing in Preston

Police urged the public not to approach a man wanted in connection with a stabbing in Preston.

By Sean Gleaves
Monday, 6th December 2021, 4:22 pm

Police wanted to speak to Ryan George Evans in connection with a stabbing in De Lacy Street on Wednesday (December 1).

The 29-year-old is described as white, 5ft 8in tall, of slim build with blue eyes and light brown hair.

Evans has links to the Ingol, Ashton and city centre areas of Preston.

Have you seen 29-year-old Ryan George Evans? Police want to speak to him in connection with a stabbing in Preston (Credit: Lancashire Police)

"The public are advised not to approach Evans but to report any immediate sightings to police by calling 999," a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.

For non-immediate sightings email [email protected] or call 101, quoting log number 0099 of December 1.

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Ambulance crews rushed to De Lacy Street after receiving an anonymous report that a man had been found "staggering and bleeding".

A man was spotted "staggering and bleeding" following an alleged stabbing in De Lacy Street (Credit: Ashton & PR2 Community Group)

Paramedics discovered a 42-year-old man with injuries to his leg after arriving at the scene and contacted the police at around 2.15am.

Pictures from the street showed a large section of the pavement was cordoned off while crime scene investigators examined the area.

Officers said the man's injuries were "not life threatening" but urged anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

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A 42-year-old man was found with injuries to his leg when paramedics arrived (Credit: Ashton & PR2 Community Group)