Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Appeal after Lancaster student assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 20-year-old student was assaulted in Lancaster city centre in the early hours of Friday 1st February.

The victim was stood with friends on Horseshoe Corner, Penny Street at around 3.15am when a man from another group punched him in the face causing him to sustain a fractured jaw.

DC David Winn said: “An investigation is underway but I would appeal to anybody that witnessed this assault to come forward and contact Lancashire Police on 101.”

The offender is described as being white, slim build, around 5ft10inches tall with ginger hair. He was wearing a blue chequered shirt and spoke with a local accent.

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

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