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Police say three men wanted after violent attack in Lancaster have links to Preston

Posted on - 14th November, 2020 - 5:41pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News
Paul Harrison, Michael Dempsey and Jason Corless are wanted by police Pic: Lancashire Police
Paul Harrison, Michael Dempsey and Jason Corless are wanted by police Pic: Lancashire Police

Three men wanted in connection with an attack on a woman in Lancaster have links to Preston.

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Lancashire Police have released pictures and details following the attack where a woman was slashed in the face with a knife and beaten with a bat.

The attack took place on Friday 6 November in Longlands Road, Lancashire, around 9.50pm.

Police say Paul Harrison, 38, Michael Dempsey, 32 and Jason Corless, 39 are wanted in connection with the attack.

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Harrison, of Marine Road East, is white, 5’11”, stocky and with mousey brown hair.

Dempsey, of Langdale Road, Lancaster, is white, 5’11”, slim and with short light-brown hair. He has a tattoo on his neck which says ‘Fighting Solves Everything’.

Corless, of Langdale Place, Lancaster, is white, 5’11”, slim and has receding brown hair.

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Lancashire Police say the men have links to Preston, Blackburn, Haslingden, Blackpool, Kendal and Morecambe.

They are described as violent and should not be approached.

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Detective Chief Inspector Alisa Wilson said: “These men are wanted in connection with a serious assault where a woman was attacked with a knife and bat.

“These individuals are being treated as dangerous and should not be approached in any circumstances.

“If you see them please call us immediately providing information and a description of their clothing.

“Furthermore I would appeal directly to these men to come forward and contact us.”

Anyone with information can call 101 or email 4078@lancashire.police.uk.

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