Man ‘critical’ after stabbing

A man was “critical” in hospital today after being stabbed at his Lancashire home.

Another man was in custody after the incident in Skelmersdale.

A Lancashire police spokesman said: “Shortly before 6am today (Thursday) we were called to an address on Tanfields, Skelmersdale.

“On arrival officers found a man had suffered stab wounds to both legs.

“He was taken to Aintree Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

“A 37-year-old man from Skelmersdale has since been arrested on suspicion of assault – GBH, and he remains in police custody.

“Our enquiries are ongoing.”

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