Two Arrested After Woman Stabbed

17 August 2018, 12:43

Lancashire Police are investigating

A woman's in hospital after being stabbed in Lancaster.

The victim was found on Patterdale Avenue last night, but had been knifed on nearby Nun Street.

A 39-year old woman's been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and affray.

A man's also been arrested on suspicion of wounding.

Detective Inspector Andy Ellis, of Lancaster CID, said: “The victim in this case has received some significant injuries and I would appeal to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area around Nun Street and Patterdale Avenue and Melbourne Road to get in touch.”

A satement from Lancashire Police read in full: "Two people have been arrested after a stabbing in Lancaster.

"Police were initially called by the ambulance service to an address on Patterdale Avenue at about 7.25pm yesterday (Thursday, August 16th) where a woman was being treated for a number of stab wounds.

"She was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital where she is currently in a stable condition.

"Enquiries revealed that the victim, 36, had been stabbed outside an address on Nun Street.

"A man aged 47 has been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 wounding with intent and a woman aged 39 has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and affray. They are both in custody."