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Sixth arrest over Preston stabbing

A sixth person has been arrested by detectives investigating a stabbing in Preston.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Tuesday afternoon, December 22, on suspicion of Section 18 wounding.

Five others were arrested after an 18-year-old man from Preston was seriously injured. He remains in a serious but stable condition in the Royal Preston Hospital where he was taken with a single stab wound to his stomach.

Police have been given more time to question a 17 year old from Preston on suspicion of Section 18 wounding. Four other people aged between 13 and 25 and from Preston have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

A 16-year-old boy from Preston arrested yesterday on suspicion of Section 18 wounding has been bailed until March 10 pending further investigation.

A 17-year-old boy charged with Section 18 wounding and possession of a knife appeared before Preston Youth Court on Wednesday morning, December 23.

Police were called around 5pm on Monday, December 21, to reports of a fight behind the Black Horse pub in Orchard Street during which the 18-year-old was stabbed.

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0973 of December 21 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Second arrest over fatal stabbing in Oldham

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Police investigating a fatal stabbing in Oldham have made a second arrest.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday August 15 on Ashton Road where two men were found with stab wounds.

One of the victims later died and a murder investigation was launched while the other remains in hospital with serious injuries.

On Monday a 23-year-old man was arrested in Newcastle on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and he remains in custody.

Anybody with information should contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


Man found with stab wounds in Blackpool

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A man has been found with stab wounds to his chest in a residential street in Blackpool.

The 28-year-old was discovered on Regent Road around 9pm last night; it's thought he was stabbed within or near to a residential address on the street.

He was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.

Two men were witnessed running from the scene around the time of the incident.

An 18-year-old man from Huddersfield was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and is currently in police custody but detectives are still asking anyone with information to come forward.

Detective Inspector Gareth Willis from Blackpool CID said: “We are still trying to trace a second man who was seen running from the area where the victim was found."

“If anyone has any information or saw what happened, please call us or Crimestoppers anonymously.”

Anyone with information can contact Blackpool CID on 101 quoting log number 1424 of June 14th.

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

71-year-old jailed for stabbing man through the penis

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71-year-old Alex Walker has been locked up for six years after he stabbed a man through the penis in a pub in Wigan.

Mr Walker stabbed Terence Flood in the he Pound Pub in Market Street, Atherton, near Wigan after a trivial altercation in a pub turned to violence.

The knife wound went through the victim's penis and into his groin, narrowly missed his femoral artery with potential fatal consequences.

The Manchester Evening News reports that as the 64-year-old victim Terence Flood was tended by paramedics he was terrified to hear them say “it’s a bad one” and that he would not survive if they took him to the hospital originally planned.

Instead he was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was treated for the agonising wounds which also included defensive injuries to his left hand.

Alex Walker, who has no previous convictions, admitted wounding Mr Flood with intent and possessing a lock knife and was jailed for six years.

Three men charged over death of a teenager

Three men have been charged with murder after a teenager was found dead in Merseyside on New Year's Day.

Jordan Campbell, 17, was found at a flat in in Tickle Avenue, St Helens, Merseyside at about 12:00.

Police had been called to reports of an assault at about 11:55, when they saw smoke coming from the property.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service extinguished a number of small fires inside the flat.

Firefighters found the body of the teenager, who was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

A post-mortem examination found he died as a result of a single stab wound.

Stab victim seriously ill

A man is seriously ill in hospital after being stabbed in Manchester.

Police were called to the Corn Exchange at 12.40am this morning, amid reports a 25-year-old man had been attacked.

Detective Inspector Andy Naismith says: “We are currently studying CCTV to establish what happened in the early hours of this morning and how many offenders were involved but believe this has been the result of some sort of earlier altercation."


Man admits murdering Liverpool fan in 'random' attack

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An unemployed man has admitted stabbing a Liverpool football fan to death in a London bar.

Alex Jarmay, 26, from Bromborough, Wirral staggered out of the Bar Uno, in Camden, before collapsing after what appears to be a random attack in February.

He had travelled to the capital with his brother Luke and friends to watch the Reds play Cardiff in the Carling Cup Final, which Liverpool won the next day.

Paul Beck, 29, of, Kentish Town, north London, pleaded guilty to murder at the Old Bailey.

His brother Damien, 24, of the same address, pleaded guilty to wounding Luke Jarmay. His plea of not guilty to murder was accepted.

Outside court, Detective Inspector Mark Lawson said: "We have watched CCTV and this appears to have been a random attack.

"They did nothing to provoke this attack. The friends had gone out for a quiet night out before the match. They were not looking for trouble. We just don't know what happened. The worst thing is that it could have been anyone."

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