UPDATE: Teen charged after lollipop man suffers fractured ribs after in Fulwood assault

Police are appealing for information after a lollipop man was assaulted by youths riding antisocially on e-bikes in Fulwood.

They were called to Black Bull Lane at 3.34pm on Wednesday (12th June) to reports of an assault.

The victim – a man in his 70s – was taken to hospital with fractured ribs.

A 13-year-old boy from Preston has now been charged with section 18 – causing grievous bodily harm with intent. He has been remanded to appear at Preston Magistrates Court today.

He cannot be named for legal reasons.

A 15-year-old boy from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

A spokesperson said: ‘’As part of our ongoing enquiries, police now want to speak to the individual riding the e-bike in the CCTV image. We know you can’t see their face but we know their associates and people in the community will know who it is. We are asking them to do the right thing and contact the police as soon as possible.

‘’We know people will be appalled by news of this assault and want to reassure everyone that we have a dedicated team of officers assigned to this case.’’

Anyone with information regarding this incident, information about the induvial in the CCTV, or any dashcam or mobile  footage which could assist our enquiries is asked to email forcecontrolroom@lancashire.police.uk or call 101. Quote log 933 of 12th June 2024.

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