Man, 19, arrested over street death in Preston

Hammond Street, Preston Image copyright Google

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found fatally wounded in the street.

The man, partially clothed and believed to be in his 60s, was found unconscious in Hammond Street, Preston, at 08:30 GMT on New Year's Day and died later in the Royal Preston Hospital.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place on the man, who had suffered head injuries.

Lancashire Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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