Menu

Police seek man wearing flower garland after Preston bar attack

Posted on - 16th January, 2017 - 12:04pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Police want to speak to this man following an attack in Beachcomber bar

Police want to speak to this man following an attack in Beachcomber bar

Police want to speak to a man wearing a Hawaiian flower garland after an attack at a bar in Preston city centre during the Christmas period.

A 38-year-old man was injured in the Beachcomber bar in Fox Street on December 29.

The victim, from Bamber Bridge, was in the toilets at the bar when he came involved in a confrontation with three men.

The incident around 1.45am saw the victim attacked by the trio before they made off from the scene.

Police say the man suffered a fractured nose and cheekbone and was treated at Royal Preston Hospital.

Det Con Andrew Crook, of Preston CID, said: “This was a particular nasty and vicious assault where three men attacked a man in the toilets of a Preston bar.

“The victim suffered some serious facial injuries and we are keen to find those responsible. As part of our enquiries, we would like to speak to this man, pictured.

“If you recognise him, please contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference SA1700092.

Alternatively CrimeStoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Share
Preston in pictures Making Onion SoupSpinning woolTapestryPreston's Caribbean Carnival 2024Preston's Caribbean Carnival 2024Preston's Caribbean Carnival 2024Preston's Caribbean Carnival 2024Preston's Caribbean Carnival 2024 View more
Advertisement
Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement
News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

Advertisement
Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails