Man arrested after woman left with 'significant facial injuries' following early morning attack in Blackburn

A manhunt was launched by police after a woman was left with serious facial injuries following an attack in Blackburn.

By Sean Gleaves
Sunday, 9th January 2022, 4:07 pm

Police launched an appeal to find a man wanted in connection with an attack in Blackburn on Sunday morning (January 9).

A woman suffered "significant facial injuries" in the assault, police said.

Officers later confirmed a 23-year-man from Blackburn was arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm.

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He remained in custody for questioning this afternoon (January 9).

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A man was arrested by police after a woman was attacked in Blackburn