Leyland stabbing suspects arrested as victim undergoes surgery

Two suspects have been arrested after a man was stabbed outside his home in Leyland yesterday (Friday, July 16).

Saturday, 17th July 2021, 10:44 am
Updated Saturday, 17th July 2021, 11:10 am

The man, aged in his 40s, was stabbed in Alder Close, Moss Side after confronting two thieves who had allegedly broken into a neighbour's van.

He was taken by ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital for emergency surgery where he remains in a stable condition.

A pair of suspects were quickly identified and taken into custody yesterday evening.

A man and woman are in police custody after a Leyland man was stabbed outside his home in Alder Close, Moss Side at around 12.30am on Friday, July 16. Pic: Google

A 38-year-old woman and a 40-year-old man, both from Leyland, have been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 Assault.

They both remain in custody at this time.

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