Police have released footage of a couple they want to speak to following an assault in Preston city centre.
A 58-year-old man became involved in an altercation with a man and a woman who he believed had been mistreating a dog.
CCTV footage shows a couple, with a dog following behind, in the city centre.
Preston Police say between 9pm and 9.30pm on Friday 27 January the victim became involved in an argument with the couple.
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He was then punched in the face by the man, fell to the floor and was kicked in the face by the woman.
The offenders made off from the scene towards Avenham.
DC Corina Barton, of Preston Police, said: “We are asking anybody who recognises them to contact us.
“Similarly we would urge the couple – if they see this appeal – to come forward.
“We would also like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident and has not yet been spoken to by officers.”
Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 1266 of January 27th.