Elderly man attacked by gang of five men in Penwortham

Posted on - 6th November, 2017 - 1:45pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Penwortham, Preston News
Where Kingsfold Drive meets Buckingham Avenue

Police are appealing after a 67-year-old man was assaulted by a gang of five in Penwortham.


The man was walking down Kingsfold Drive with his son and walked past a group of 5 males who had been standing across from the junction to Buckingham Avenue.

The group have ignored the victim’s son who had been walking slightly ahead of the victim and have then attacked the victim with one of the offending group punching him and causing him to fall over the kerb and sustain injuries to his head.

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The incident occurred around 5.10pm on Sunday (November 5).

Anyone with information about the incident or about the offenders can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1157 of November 5th or email

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