Man suffered head injuries in New Hall Lane attack

Posted on - 22nd January, 2019 - 2:37pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fishwick, Preston News, Uncategorized
Junction of New Hall Lane and Heaton Place

A man has been left with a head injury following an attack in Preston.


Detectives are trying to establish a motive for the attack, which happened at around 12:45am on Saturday (January 19th) on New Hall Lane close to the junction with Heaton Place.

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The victim, a 37-year-old Preston man, was walking along the main road when a silver/ grey hatchback pulled up alongside him. Two men then got out and assaulted him.

Police are asking anyone who saw the incident to come forward.

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Det Sgt Peter MacDonald from Preston CID said: “We are still looking into the motive for the attack, which has left a man with a nasty head injury, and need to speak to any witnesses.

“We know that there were a number of people about close to where it happened. If you have any information that could help, please make contact as you could know or have seen something that is important to our investigation.”

You can call 01772 209964 or if you fail to get an answer, 101, quoting incident reference 0078 of January 19th.

Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or online at

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