Man charged with assault and possessing knife after woman 'seriously assaulted' in Blackpool

A man has been charged with numerous offences by police investigating a serious assault in Blackpool.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 1:15 pm
Updated Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 1:18 pm

Police were called to reports a woman was being attacked in Lytham Road at around 9.30pm on Friday (May 28).

Officers in the area later arrested a man in connection with the incident.

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Thomas Brotherton, 21, of Lytham Road, Blackpool, has since been charged with affray, assaulting a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm, using threatening behaviour with intent to cause fear of unlawful violence, two offences of criminal damage, possessing a knife in a public place and threatening a person with a blade in a public place.

He was due to appear at Preston Magistrates' Court yesterday (Monday, May 31).

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A man has been charged with numerous offences by police investigating a serious assault in Blackpool.