Footage has been released of a man police want to speak to after a man was found unconscious outside a city centre pub.Advertisement
The ambulance service called police at 4.30am on Thursday (20 December) when a 29-year-old man was found with a head injury.
The man was taken to Royal Preston Hospital following the attack outside the Old Dog Inn in Church Street.
He remains in a serious but stable condition.
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Police last week released an initial CCTV picture and a 53-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and has now been releasing under investigation pending further enquiries.
A second man is now being sought in connection with the attack.
Detective Constable Dan Armstrong of Preston CID said: “Following an earlier appeal for information we have now identified a man we wanted to speak to in connection with the assault.
“It is now believed a second man is linked to the attack and we want to identify him. He is wearing a distinctive silver jacket.
“If you know who he is, please come forward.”
Anyone with information should contact police on (01772) 209745 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting log number 0142 of December 20.
The attack is the second in recent weeks outside the Old Dog pub.