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Two men arrested, one in 'serious condition' after Blackpool assault

Police received reports of a group of men armed with weapons were fighting near to Ma Kellys, Talbot Road.

Blackpool police are investigating after an altercation on Talbot Road left a man with serious injuries.

The incident happened at around 11pm last night (Thursday 25th April) near Ma Kelly's and spilled onto Cookson Street.

Officers received reports of men armed with weapons, fighting.

A 28-year old man from Blackpool was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries to his arm, head and neck.

He is currently in a stable condition.

Two men aged 30 and 32 from Blackpool have been arrested on suspicion of wounding and are currently in custody.

We are treating the assault as targeted.

Enquiries are on-going and we would appeal to anyone who has any dashcam or other footage to get in touch.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 1556 of April 25th or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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