Four men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after man hit by a car
Written by Skywave Radio News on June 9, 2020
Lancashire Constabulary have arrested four men on suspicion of attempted murder after a car was driven at a man outside a Preston pub.
Officers were called to reports of a disorder incident on South Meadow Lane, Preston, close to The Continental.
A 28-year-old man suffered leg injuries after being hit by a car, which then collided with the pub.
The victim, from Merseyside, was taken to hospital for treatment.
Four men, including a 17-year-old from Chorley, 18-year-old from Preston and two aged 21 from Preston were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
They have now been bailed by police pending further enquiries.
Patrols have been stepped up in the Broadgate area since the incident on the evening of June 4.
A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: “We were called at about 8pm on June 4th to a report of disorder on South Meadow Lane at Preston.
“An investigation is on-going. There are a number of extra police patrols in the area to provide reassurance.”
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting log 1412 of June 4 or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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