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A man's arrested after a 68 year old woman was stabbed in Heysham

Police have launched an investigation after a woman was stabbed at a property in Heysham.

Officers were called to an address in Sylvan Place around 10am today after reports a woman had been seriously injured.

A 68-year-old was found inside the property with stab wounds.

Paramedics and the air ambulance attended and the woman was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

A 68-year old-man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault and is currently in police custody.

“Investigations are continuing following a serious assault at a property in Heysham. We would like to reassure residents such incidents are rare and would encourage anyone with information to contact police.”

– Det Insp Phil Jones of Lancaster CID,

Man charged after a month old baby is seriously injured

A MAN has been charged following an investigation into a serious injury to a baby in Blackpool.

Tomasz Raszkiewicz, who 32, and from Central Drive in Blackpool has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent.

Police were contacted by the ambulance service at about 1am on Sunday to a report that a one month old baby boy had been injured at an address on Charles Street in Blackpool.

The baby was taken by ambulance to Blackpool Victoria Hospital and then transferred to Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool. He remains very poorly.

Two other men arrested as part of the investigation were released no further action.

A 34 year old woman arrested on suspicion of wounding has been released on bail.

Raszkiewicz has been remanded in custody to appear before Blackpool Magistrates' Court tomorrow.


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