CCTV released after man suffered a broken leg in Penwortham takeaway attack

Posted on - 8th May, 2019 - 4:47pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Penwortham, Preston News

Detectives have released images of two men they want to identify after a man was attacked outside a pizza takeaway in Penwortham.


Around 12.10am on April 28, a man in his 20s left Papa John’s on Liverpool Road. As he walked away he was attacked by two men.

The victim suffered a broken leg and swelling to his face. He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Police initially appealed for information about the attack last month.

Following CCTV enquiries, officers are keen to identify these men, pictured, in connection with the attack.

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Det Con Dominic Webster, of Lancashire Police, said: “Do you recognise these men?

We want to speak to them after a man was attacked in Penwortham.

“The victim suffered a brutal assault, leaving him with a broken leg.

‚ÄúAny information provided to police will be treated in the strictest confidence.‚ÄĚ

Anybody with information can contact police on (01257) 246173 or email, quoting log number 0016 of April 28.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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