A youth has been charged following a stabbing in Preston December 23rd, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments A 17 year old youth has been charged by detectives investigating a stabbing in Preston. The boy has been charged with Section 18 wounding and possession of a knife and is due to appear before Preston Youth Court this morning (Wednesday, December 23rd) A 16 year old boy arrested yesterday (Tuesday, December 22) on suspicion of Section 18 wounding remains in custody. Four other people aged between 13 and 25 and from Preston have been released on bail pending further enquiries. Police were called around 5pm on Monday (December 21st) to reports of a fight behind the Black Horse pub in Orchard Street during which the 18 year old was stabbed. He remains in a serious but stable condition in the Royal Preston Hospital where he was taken with a single stab wound to his stomach. Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0973 of December 21 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!