Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Appeal for witnesses after baseball bat attack

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a Morecambe man was attacked outside the Spar shop on Scale Hall Lane on 30th October.

The offence occurred around 12.10am on Sunday when an 18 year-old-man was knocked unconscious after being struck across the face with a baseball bat as he walked across the shop car park.

The victim suffered serious laceration to his face, a broken tooth and black eye.

Kieran Halsall, 19, of New Road in Lancaster has been charged with section 18 wounding with intent and two offences of criminal damage to car wing mirrors on Sefton Drive and Bowland Drive in Lancaster on the same night.

He appeared before Lancaster Magistrates Court on 31st October and was bailed by the court to appear again on 14th November 2011.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault and would urge anybody with any information to contact them on 01524 63333.

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