Lancashire

Man critical after 'targeted' attack in Blackburn

A man has been left in a critical condition after being subjected to what police describe as a targeted attack in a Lancashire street.

Police were called to Queen Victoria Street, Blackburn, just before 0200 BST. They found the man, 26, in the road with a serious head injury.

Police say they are looking for a white man, believed to be about 19, who was wearing a white shirt.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Lancashire police.

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