Man Charged With Axe Attack

A man has been charged with an axe attack in Preston’s moor park.

Police were called at 5.30pm on Friday 13th (Unlucky for some) July to reports that a man in his 40s had been attacked by a group of men with an axe.

The man suffered injuries to his hand and head, and was later taken to Royal Preston Hospital to receive treatment.

An 18-year-old man was arrested and can now be named.

Aqib Uddin, 18, of Cam Street, has now been formally charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent. He will appear in Preston Magistrates Court on Monday 16th July.

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