CCTV released in connection with Church Street attack

Posted on - 24th December, 2018 - 1:45pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
A man in a silver jacket is seen on the CCTV clip
A man in a silver jacket is seen on the CCTV clip

Footage has been released of a man police want to speak to after a man was found unconscious outside a city centre pub.


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 quoting log number 0142 of December 20.

The attack is the second in recent weeks outside the Old Dog pub.

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