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Lancashire man taken to hospital following stabbing – police seek 2 suspects

A man has been taken to hospital following a stabbing.

Police were called in the very early hours of Friday morning after receiving information that a man had been assaulted by another man and a woman in Alder Close in Leyland.

The victim, who is in his 40s was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with stab wounds where his condition is serious but has not been described as life-threatening.

A spokesperson for the police said: “We were called at 12.37am today (July 16) to reports a man had been assaulted by a man and a woman in Alder Close, Leyland.

“The victim, a man in his 40s, suffered stab wounds and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital.

“His condition is not described as life-threatening.”

No arrests have been made at this stage and enquiries are ongoing to identify and arrest the offenders.

The spokesperson added: “This is being treated as an isolated incident.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting log 0030 of July 16.