Tesco Security Guard Injured After Vicious Knife Attack

Police have arrested a man after a Tesco security guard suffered serious injured following a vicious knife attack.

The incident happened at Tesco Express on Longridge Road in Preston on Wednesday (7th October) at 9pm.

Police rushed to the scene after a man entered the store and attempted to steal alcohol. Security argued with the man before he pulled out a knife and attacked the guard.

The security guard suffered minor head and wrist injuries.

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man from Preston. He is currently being held on charges of suspicion of robbery and assault.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said to The LEP: “It was reported a man had entered the shop and attempted to steal alcohol before assaulting a security guard using a knife.

“The guard suffered minor head and wrist injuries. Officers attended and detained a man at the scene.

“A 25-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and assault and is in custody.”

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