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Man critically ill after Lancaster stabbing

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A 49-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed at a house in Lancaster.

Police found the man suffering from a stab wound to the chest when they were called to an address in Patterdale Road on Thursday evening.

The man was taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is being questioned by detectives.

The scene remains cordoned off while forensic examinations are carried out.