Man wanted in connection with Blackpool 'street brawl' is charged

A man who was wanted in connection with a Blackpool street brawl has been charged, say police.

Tuesday, 10th July 2018, 10:44 am
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 4:59 pm
A man who was wanted in connection with a Blackpool street brawl has been charged, say police.

Steven Higginson, 27, of Duke Street, Blackpool, was wanted by police following the incident on Saturday, July 7.

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At around 6:15pm two small groups of men became involved in a disagreement on Branstree Road. A car jack was thrown at one of the groups, striking a 21 year old man on the head.

The victim was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with a fractured skull and a bleed on the brain. He remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Steven Higginson has been charged with section 18 wounding and will appear before Blackpool Magistrates’ Court on July 10.