A man was attacked by two men wearing balaclavas in the Deepdale area on Wednesday lunchtime.Advertisement
Police are appealing for witnesses after the man was hit in the head, arm and back with a metal baton.
The attack in Butler Place, off Muncaster Road, around 1pm on Wednesday (16 May) left the man, in his 20s, with an injury to his head and several other minor injuries.
Two men, wearing dark clothing and balaclavas, approached the man as he was leaving his car. They made off towards Lovat Road.
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PC Benjamin Gomer of Preston Police, said: “We believe the man was hit several times. It has been a nasty attack causing injury, which could have been much more serious.
“We are treating it as an isolated incident but are committed to tracing those responsible. I’d appeal to anyone with information, or who saw anything suspicious in the area, to speak to police immediately.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 101, quoting log number 647 of 16th May.