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Man has part of his EAR bitten off in Fishergate attack

Posted on - 27th June, 2015 - 3:17pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Preston City Centre
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A man has lost part of his ear in a fight in Fishergate during the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Preston Police are appealing for information after a man attempted to intervene in a scuffle in the city centre.

The incident was taking place at 4.15am.

The victim, a 25-year-old man, was walking down Fishergate with a family member.

One of the men involved in the ongoing scuffle attacked the man after he tried to intervene.

He punched the victim several times in the face before biting off part of the man’s ear, causing him to lose a significant amount of blood.

The victim is now in Royal Preston Hospital being treated for his injuries.

DC 3169 Justin Singleton of Preston CID said: “This appears to be a vicious and nasty attack and I urge anyone with any information at all to come forward. We are obviously very keen for the males responsible to get in touch.”

The attacker is described as white wearing a white top.

Anyone with information about the incident or about the offenders can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0300 of 27th June.

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