Police appeal for information.

A man was seriously injured after saving a child from harm.

From Blackpool Police – We are appealing for information after a man suffered a serious injury in Blackpool.

Around 1.40pm yesterday (Sunday, May 9) a man suffered serious injuries to his hand and arm in Seasiders Way, Blackpool.

It was reported the man had suffered the injury after trying to move a pyrotechnic device which had been thrown close to a child.

The man, aged in his 50s, was treated by officers at the scene and later taken to Royal Preston Hospital for further treatment.

An investigation into the circumstances around the injury is ongoing.
We are keen to hear from anyone who saw the incident or who has any mobile phone footage.

If you have any information please contact police on 101 or email quoting log 0345 of May 9.

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