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Beachcomber attack investigation sees second man’s picture released

Posted on - 10th February, 2017 - 3:51pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
A second picture, of the man on the right, has been released
A second picture, of the man on the right, has been released

A second picture has been released by police in connection with an attack in a Preston bar’s toilet.

The victim, a Bamber Bridge man, suffered a fractured nose and cheekbone during the incident in Beachcomber bar in Fox Street.

The 38-year-old man was involved in a confrontation with three men during the incident around 1.45am on December 29 last year.

A picture of a man wearing a flower garland had already been released but now a second man’s picture has also been put forward.

Beachcomber bar where the incident happened
Beachcomber bar where the incident happened

Detective Constable Andrew Crook, of Preston CID, said: “This was a particular 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.

“While we launched an initial appeal for information last month, we have yet to find the first male we wished to speak to.

“As part of our enquiries, we have now released a picture of a second man we want to identify.

“If you recognise either man, 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 the Crimestoppers website.

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