UPDATE: Witness appeal after Clitheroe attack

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Clitheroe have charged a man.

Officers were called by the Ambulance Service around 5.40am on Friday (December 8) following reports a man had been found with serious injuries on Greenacre Street. 

The victim, 65, was taken by ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

He is believed to have suffered a number of serious injuries including a fractured skull.

Following extensive enquiries a man was arrested by police in connection with the offence.

Joseph Ingham, 23, of Beech Street, Clitheroe, has been charged with Section 18 - grievous bodily harm with intent and remanded to appear at Blackburn Magistrates Court tomorrow (Monday, December 11).

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