Lancaster man charged with attempted murder after Morecambe pub knife attack

A Lancaster man has been charged with attempted murder following a knife attack in a Morecambe pub.

Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 4:22 pm

Police were called to the Pier Hotel in Marine Road Central at 12.30am on Sunday January 12 to reports of an assault.

North West Ambulance Service also attended and a man in his 50s was taken to hospital to be treated for a laceration to his neck.

He has since been discharged.

Alexander Lapinski, 57, of Aberdeen Road, Lancaster has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a bladed article.

He has since been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Preston Crown Court on February 11.