Monday, 19 March 2012

Appeal after Morecambe Club assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was assaulted at a club in Morecambe at the end of February.

The assault took place on the main stairwell in the Carleton Club on Regent Road around 10.30pm on the evening of Saturday 25th February 2012 when the club was holding a boxing event attended by over 800 people.

The 42-year-old victim, who is from Lancaster, sustained a broken leg after he was assaulted near the foyer.

DC Mark Greaves from Lancaster CID said: “This is a serious assault and I would appeal to anybody that was in the Carleton Club that night that saw this man being attacked to come forward and contact police.

Anyone with any information should call Lancashire Police on 101.

• People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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