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Blackpool man jailed for stabbing woman

A man has been jailed for six years after stabbing a woman in the back as she left a Blackpool theatre.

The 59-year-old woman from Keighley, West Yorkshire, was attacked as she left the Winter Gardens on 8 January.

Adam Morgan, 21, from Blackpool pleaded guilty to inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent at Preston Crown Court.

The victim had been watching a show with her family before she was stabbed. Police described it as a random attack.

She had left the building with about 20 other people when she was approached by cyclist Morgan, who then attacked her.

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