Salford man charged with attempted murder of toddler in Blackpool

Lewis Prince, 28, of Swinton, is due in court today.

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A man has been charged with multiple offences, including the attempted murder of a toddler in Blackpool. Police in Blackpool were called at around 8.15am on Wednesday (7 December) to a report of an assault at an address in Brun Grove in the Lancashire resort.

When officers arrived at the address they found a two-year-old suffering from facial and neck injuries. The boy was taken to hospital for treatment, however, police later confirmed the boy had been discharged and was back home with his family.

Forensic investigators visited the Brun Grove address and visible police presence remained at the scene for over 24 hours.

A 28-year-old man from Salford was later arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and has now been charged. Lewis Prince,28, of Browning Road, Swinton, has been charged with attempted murder, assault and driving offences.

He is due to appear before Blackpool Magistrates’ Court on Friday (9 December 2022).