Nine Londoners have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed outside a bar in Blackpool.
Police were called at around midnight to reports of a fight outside Ma Kelly’s cabaret and karaoke bar on Talbot Road, Blackpool.
During the incident, a 19-year-old suffered a number of stab wounds and was taken to hospital. He remains in a serious but stable condition according to the police force.
Nine men aged between 19 and 36 from London have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are currently in custody.
Detectives are investigating and are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information, CCTV, dashcam or mobile phone footage of the incident to come forward.
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Det Insp Abi Finch-Hall, of Blackpool CID, said: “This incident has left a young man with some serious injuries and while we have made a number of arrests our enquiries are very much ongoing.
“I would appeal for anyone who has any information or who witnessed the incident itself to come forward and speak to us.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 0001 of Wednesday, September 29.
Alternatively, contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
North West Ambulance Service has been contacted for more information.
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