A man has been treated for stab wounds and a number of police cordons are in place tonight in Burnley.

Lancashire Constabulary were called to Cleaver Street after ambulance staff alerted them to a situation they were dealing with at 6.25pm tonight (January 24).

A police Force Incident Manager has confirmed an area of the street remains cordoned off.

She said: "We were called by ambulance crews to Cleaver Street at roughly 6.25pm this evening to reports of a man being treated for stab wounds.

"A man has been arrested and the is no wider concerns to the public.

"A number of areas remain cordoned off at this stage."

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