Man arrested after knife attack

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A 26-year-old woman was taken to hospital after an alleged knife attack in a Knott End home.

Police were called to an address on the Esplanade in Knott End on Thursday after reports of the assault.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the assault and is in custody.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “We were called to an address in Knott End at 8.40pm yesterday evening.

“A 26-year-old woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

“A 32-year-old man was arrested at the house and remains in custody.”