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Man stabbed in Lancaster, arrest made

John Freeman
Detectives have launched an investigation after a 49 year old man was stabbed in Lancaster.

Police were called to an address on Patterdale Road on the Ridge at around 5.45pm yesterday (Thursday 9 December 2010). On arrival, they found a man suffering from a stab wound to his chest.

He was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is being questioned by detectives at Lancaster police station.

A cordon is in place while Crime Scene Investigators carry out an examination of the scene.