Update: Man arrested following stabbing

The scene in Rylands Street where a stabbing is believed to have taken place
The scene in Rylands Street where a stabbing is believed to have taken place

A man has been airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in a Burnley house this morning.

Police were called to the terraced house in Rylands Street, off Briercliffe Road, at around 10-30am.

Witnesses said a man was later pushed in a wheelchair from the house, across Colne Road, and to nearby Barden Lane where he was picked up by the air ambulance.

He is currently in the Royal Preston Hospital where his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Another man, arrested this morning, is currently in police custody.