A man has been charged with wounding following an alleged attack on a girl.
The 14-year-old girl was struck by a man brandishing a baseball bat as she walked down an alleyway between College Court and Ripon Street, Preston, on June 12.
The girl was taken to Royal Preston Hospital and later discharged.
A 21-year-old man was charged with wounding and possession of a bladed article on Tuesday. He is expected to appear before Preston magistrates on Wednesday.