A row about drinks at a bar in Preston city centre has left a man with ‘serious injuries to his face’.Advertisement
Police have released CCTV of a number of men they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
The 55-year-old victim was in Hogarths in Church Street on Saturday (17 December) at 6.50pm.
He went to the bar to order drinks and exchanged words with another man – described as being in his 40s.
The man punched the victim in the face while he was holding his drinks. He received treatment at Royal Preston Hospital for injuries.
The man is described as white, approximately 5′ 10″, aged in his 40s, stocky build with short dark receding hair.
DC Danny Greene of Preston CID said: “If anyone has any information about those pictured in the CCTV images I would urge them to come forward and contact us.”
Officers are also keen to trace a second man who is pictured in the third CCTV image as they believe he could have witnessed the incident and may be able to assist with their enquiries.
If you have any information about those pictured in the CCTV images police would like to hear from you. Please contact police on 101 quoting crime reference SA1616997.