Lancashire Constabulary – Boy, 17, stabbed in targeted attack in Preston – Lancashire Police

Lancashire Constabulary - Boy, 17, stabbed in \targeted\ attack in Preston - Lancashire Police

Boy, 17, chased and stabbed repeatedly in the back by teen gang in Preston as UK knife epidemic rages on

It happened at around 4:45pm this afternoon (Sunday, April 7th) close to B&M Bargains on Carlisle Street.

Three teenagers thought to be aged around 15 to 18 have chased a 17-year-old boy from Preston and attacked him. During the incident he sustained stab wounds to his back and his bicycle was stolen.

“We know they have made off towards Church Street and the Avenham area following the incident. Did you see three youths with a bike in this area? Perhaps you were driving in that direction and saw them? If you have any information or potential dash cam footage we need you to get in touch.”

The Air Ambulance attended and took the boy to Blackpool Victoria Hospital where he is being treated. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

You can call police on 101 quoting incident number 1095 of today (Sunday, April 7th) or email [email protected] Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

We know they have made off towards Church Street and the Avenham area following the incident. Did you see three youths with a bike in this area? Perhaps you were driving in that direction and saw them? If you have any information or potential dash cam footage we need you to get in touch.

They say three teenagers thought to be aged around 15 to 18 have chased a 17-year-old boy from Preston and attacked him. During the incident he sustained stab wounds to his back and his bicycle was stolen.

You can call us on 101 quoting incident number 1095 of today (Sunday, April 7th) or email [email protected] Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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“Finally, I would also like to hear from anyone who saw two young black men aged 19-21, possibly wearing dark coloured tracksuits, running through the railway station underpass to the front of the station where they collected two push bikes and ran to the taxi area before getting into a large white people carrier taxi.

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