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Public warned not to approach man wanted after attack near Preston’s university

Posted on - 27th February, 2019 - 9:06pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News, University
Ryan Robertson
Ryan Robertson

Prestonians have been warned not to approach a man wanted after an attack near the city’s university.

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Ryan Robertson, from Accrington, has seen his picture released by Preston Police.

The 30-year-old from Accrington is wanted by police in connection with the assault in Adelphi Place, between Adelphi Street and Moor Lane – close to the University of Central Lancashire campus.

A man in his 20s was attacked with a piece of wood and suffered serious facial injuries in the attack during Thursday 21 February.

Robertson is described as white, 6’2″, stocky build, with short dark-brown hair and green eyes.

PC Paul Moseley, of Preston Police, said: “Robertson is wanted by police following a serious assault earlier this month.

“He is also wanted for a further assault and on recall to prison.

“We would advise anyone who sees him not to approach him, but instead to contact police providing his location and a clothing description.”

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Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email 1266@lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting log 1112 of February 21. In an emergency, always call 999.

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