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UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

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Published by Laura Pratt at 11:23am 25th January 2019 (Updated 2:23pm 25th January 2019)

A man's been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after another man was found with serious head injuries this morning (25/1/19).

Officers were called to Edgar Street in Accrington to reports of a man being assaulted.

They arrived shortly after 4.30am.

A 48-year-old man was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

He remains in custody.

Police are appealing for information and any witnesses are asked to contact DS Sarah Hargreaves on 3452@lancashire.pnn.police.uk or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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