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Teenager Dies After Double Stabbing As Two Arrested

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A teenager has died in hospital after a double stabbing in Lancashire.

Emergency services were unable to save the 19-year-old victim following the attack in Ormskirk town centre.

Another man, aged 19, was also taken to hospital but is not thought to have life-threatening injuries.

Meanwhile, two 19-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of affray and remain in custody.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Constabulary said officers were called to Railway Road at 12.05am on Saturday after reports of an “ongoing disturbance” involving “a number of males”.

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They said: “A 19-year-old man from Liverpool and a 19-year-old man from Maghull have been arrested on suspicion of affray.

“They remain in custody at this time.

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“A significant area within the town centre has been secured as a crime scene.”

Anyone with information or footage is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log 0006 of 29 July 29, 2023.