Blackpool man, 47, charged after man is allegedly assaulted outside barber shop

A 47-year-old man has been charged following a serious assault in Blackpool at the weekend.

Wednesday, 24th July 2019, 9:01 am
William Beattie, 47, of Reads Avenue, Blackpool, has been charged with Section 18 wounding after a 31-year-old man was assaulted outside Razors barber shop in Lytham Road on Sunday (July 21)

William Beattie, 47, of Reads Avenue, Blackpool was charged with Section 18 wounding on Monday, July 22.

He made his first appearance at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court this morning (Tuesday, July 23).

He has been remanded in custody to appear before Preston Crown Court on August 21.

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William Beattie, 47, of Reads Avenue, Blackpool, has been charged with Section 18 wounding after a 31-year-old man was assaulted outside Razors barber shop in Lytham Road on Sunday (July 21)

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"The victim was taken by ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

"If you witnessed the incident or know anything about it, we need to speak to you."

You can call police on 101 quoting log number 0166 of July 21, or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.