Lancashire

Five held over assault on two men in Burnley

Five men have been charged in connection with a serious assault on two men in Burnley.

The two men, aged 20 and 27, and both from Nelson, suffered head injuries in the attack on Abinger Street just after 2200 BST on Saturday.

Lancashire Police said five men had been charged with two counts of wounding and criminal damage.

They were remanded in custody to appear at Burnley Magistrates' Court.

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