Search continues for Bamber Bridge man after woman attacked

Posted on - 24th August, 2018 - 10:09am | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Crime, Preston News
Matthew Parkinson
Matthew Parkinson

Police are continuing their search for a Bamber Bridge man after a woman was assaulted.


A 31-year-old woman was punched in the face and had a tooth knocked out during the incident.

South Ribble Police want to speak to Matthew Parkinson in connection with the attack on Thursday 9 August.

Sergeant Scott Archer from Preston Police said: “We urgently need to find Matthew Parkinson and so I urge anyone who knows of his whereabouts or has seen him to speak to us immediately.

“If you see Parkinson we would ask you not to approach him but to call the police.”

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The 25-year-old is white, 5’11”, of slim build and has short dark brown hair and blue eyes. He has links to Preston.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference number SA1816662.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555111 or online at

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