Man charged following stabbing


A man has been charged in connection to a stabbing in Burnley on Thursday.

David Jackson (23) from the Burnley area has been charged with Section 18 wounding and appeared before Blackburn magistrates on Saturday.

Police were called to a house in Rylands Street, Duke Bar, at 10-10am on Thursday following reports of a stabbing.

A 42-year-old man was airlifted to the Royal Preston Hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.