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Man suffered serious head injuries when he was punched in a Plungington pub

Posted on - 20th February, 2019 - 2:06pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Plungington, Preston News
Police want to speak to the man pictured in connection with an assault in the Eldon Street Hotel on Friday Feb 8 .

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to after a man suffered serious head injuries in a pub attack in Plungington.

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At around 7.30pm on Friday February 8, a 40-year-old man was punched in the face by a man he did not know in the Eldon Street Hotel.

The victim received a serious head injury and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

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Officers would now like to speak to the man pictured in connection with the assault.

DC Richard Lenton, of Preston Police, said: “This was a nasty incident in which the victim suffered a serious head injury. It occurred in a busy pub so we believe several people will have seen what happened, and we are asking them to get in touch while we piece together exactly what occurred.

“As part of our ongoing investigation we would also like to speak to the man in the CCTV images and are asking anybody who knows him, or the man himself if he sees this appeal, to contact us.”

Anybody with information is asked to get in touch by calling 01772209964 or email 5209@lancashire.pnn.police.uk, quoting log number 1336 of February 8th.

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