Update: Attempted murder suspect released on bail

Police at the scene

Police at the scene

A man has been bailed after a woman was stabbed in Fleetwood.

The 62-year-old was arrested yesterday after a 45-year-old woman was stabbed in the stomach at an home in Hatfield Avenue, Fleetwood.

The woman was taken to Royal Preston Hospital in a ‘poorly’ condition.

A garden area at the rear of the flats was taped off and officers remained at the scene overnight.

The man was questioned by officers today and police had initially been granted permission to detain him for a further six hours.

But they later said the man had been conditionally bailed until August 25 and that enquiries are ongoing.

Neighbours said the flats where the woman was stabbed were mainly occupied by elderly residents.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 881 of June 8.