UPDATE: Man charged over baseball bat attack

The alleyway between College Court and Ripon Street where the baseball bat attack is thought to have taken place. Image taken from Google Maps
The alleyway between College Court and Ripon Street where the baseball bat attack is thought to have taken place. Image taken from Google Maps
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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.