Eleven people now arrested over Morecambe town centre stabbings


February 10, 2020

A total of 11 people have now been arrested in connection with stabbings in Morecambe town centre.

Police have charged a further two people and made seven more arrests after four men were stabbed in a street brawl and three of them were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Thomas Carberry, 21, of Thornton Road in Morecambe, has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and violent disorder.

Sean Brady, 22, of Keswick Road in Lancaster, has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and violent disorder.

Both were due to appear at Preston Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, February 5.

Florentin Damian, 32, of Queen Street, Morecambe, was previously charged with violent disorder and possession of an offensive weapon, and has appeared in court.

The other people who have been arrested are:

* A 29-year-old man from Morecambe, on suspicion of assault – GBH and offences under the public order act
* A 32-year-old man from Morecambe, on suspicion of assault – GBH and offences under the public order act
* A 22-year-old woman from Lancaster, on suspicion of assault – GBH and offences under the public order act
* A 25-year-old woman from Morecambe, on suspicion of assault – GBH and offences under the public order act
* A 21-year-old man from Heysham, on suspicion of assault – GBH and offences under the public order act 
* A 21-year-old man from Lancaster, on suspicion of assault – GBH and offences under the public order act
* A 21-year-old man from Heysham, on suspicion of assault – GBH and offences under the public order act

All seven have since been released on police bail.

A 33-year-old man remains in hospital under arrest. He was arrested on suspicion of wounding/inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent.

Police are continuing an appeal for information about the incident, which took place shortly before 3.20am on Thursday January 30 on Queen Street in Morecambe.

They are particularly keen to trace anyone with CCTV or dash-cam footage.

If you can help please ring 101 quoting log number 111 of 30 January or call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.