Appeal following Lancaster city centre assault

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was assaulted during a night out in Lancaster city centre.

The incident happened during the early hours of Monday October 4 when the 22-year-old victim was walking from Revolution down Penny Street and following a verbal altercation was punched in the head.

The offender is described as a white man, 5ft 10ins in height and of a skinny build. He was wearing a distinctive green tweed jacket.

Lancaster City Centre Beat Manager PC Chris Smith said: “This attack left the victim with a nasty cut above his eye which required gluing at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

“The offender is described as wearing a distinctive green coloured tweed jacket and was in the company of two other men.

“An investigation is underway but anyone who can help with any information leading to the identity of man should contact me on 08451 25 35 45.”

If you have information that could assist with our investigation, you can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.