Blackpool Lytham Road flats taped off by police after bloody early hours assault

A crime scene investigation is under way after a nasty assault at a flat in Blackpool today (Tuesday, May 24).

By Matthew Calderbank
Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 11:49 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 12:14 pm

Two men, aged in their 20s and 30s, were taken to hospital after blood was spilled outside the flat in Lytham Road in the early hours.

Police and ambulance crews were called to the flat, on the corner of Kirby Road near Home Bargains, at around 1.30am.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault and taken into custody.

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CSI at the scene of the bloody assault in Lytham Road, near the junction with Kirby Road, where two men were injured in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, May 24)

The flat has been cordoned off with police tape and CSI are at the scene, where splashes of blood can be seen on the pavement and gateposts.

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A police spokesman told the Gazette: “It’s an assault. Happened early hours of this morning. Two victims – one aged in his 20s and one in his 30s.

"They both received injuries (not life threatening).

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault after police were called to the flat in Lytham Road early this morning (Tuesday, May 24)

"A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault and is in custody.”

Anyone with information can contact Lancashire Police quoting log 0039 of May 24.

Splashes of blood can be seen on the pavement and gateposts after two men were assaulted in the early hours