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Police search for man after death outside pub

Have you seen Lee Sharples? Credit: Lancashire Police

Police want to speak to a 19 year old after a man died following an alleged assault outside a pub in Fleetwood.

63 year old David Allinson was taken to hospital on Sunday but died of a heart attack.

A manslaughter investigation is underway.

Following enquiries, police say they want to find to 19 year old Lee Sharples.

They are urging him to come forward.

Lee Sharples is wanted in connection with a very serious offence.

We are appealing for information leading to his whereabouts. If you see him please contact police immediately.

– Det Chief Insp Gareth Willis

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Stabbing in Fleetwood

Lancashire Police searching for information after stabbing in Fleetwood Credit: PA

Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Fleetwood in the early hours of Saturday morning.

At around 2.40am Police were notified that a 21 year old man had suffered a single stab wound to his stomach. He is now in a serious condition in the Royal Preston Hospital.

“We think that the victim is likely to have been attacked at an address on Addison Road and so we need anyone who may have seen or heard a disturbance in that area, which is near to the fire station, to get in touch with us as soon as possible. A young man is in hospital and we need to know how he has come about this serious injury.”

– DI Gareth Willis Blackpool Police

Eight people have been arrested –two boys aged 16, a man aged 21, three girls aged 16 and two others aged 17 – on suspicion of assault.

Anyone with information can call 01772 604157. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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