Lancashire

Man, 97, 'critical' in hospital after St Annes assault

A 97-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was assaulted in St Annes.

Lancashire Police were called to a property on Blackpool Road North at 08:30 BST.

The man was found with serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to the Royal Preston Hospital, where he is currently being treated.

A local man, 57, was arrested at the address on suspicion of attempted murder. He remains in police custody.

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