Wanted man arrested after allegedly attacking student with a piece of wood in Preston city centre

A man wanted by police in connection with a serious assault in Preston has been arrested.

Thursday, 14th March 2019, 11:25 am
Updated Thursday, 14th March 2019, 12:33 pm
Ryan Robertson, 30, from Accrington, has been arrested after a man in his 20s was assaulted in Adelphi Place, Preston on February 21. Pic - Google Maps.

Ryan Robertson, 30, from Accrington, had been wanted after an assault in Preston city centre on February 21.

A man in his 20s, understood to be a student, was attacked with a piece of wood in Adelphi Place, suffering serious facial injuries.

Robertson was arrested earlier today (Thursday, March 14) on suspicion of two assault offences, public order offences and prison recall.

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Ryan Robertson, 30, from Accrington, has been arrested after a man in his 20s was assaulted in Adelphi Place, Preston on February 21. Pic - Google Maps.

He is currently in custody.