Three arrested after street stabbing

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Three people have been arrested after a man was stabbed twice in the leg in a Blackpool street.

The 22-year-old victim was found with two stab wounds to his thigh in Lindale Gardens, South Shore.

A member of the public called 999 at around 9.50am on Tuesday after seeing the man bleeding in the street.

He was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital by ambulance, where he remains in a stable condition. A police spokeswoman said his injuries were “serious but not thought to be life-threatening”.

Two men, aged 25 and 28, and a 48-year-old woman were arrested by police on Tuesday on suspicion of wounding and are currently in police custody.

The force spokeswoman added: “The investigation is in its early stages”.