Man and woman sought by police in connection with Preston city centre bar attack

Posted on - 26th July, 2021 - 2:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News
Police wish to speak to this man and woman in connection with an assault investigation

Detectives are appealing for information to identify a man and woman in connection with an assault investigation in Preston.


Police were called around 3.25am on Friday (July 23) to a report a woman had been attacked outside Replay bar in Main Sprit Weind, off Church Street.

Police want to speak to this man regarding the incident

Around 3am the victim, a woman in her 20s, was punched to the face, suffering a broken jaw.

The woman also lost several teeth in the attack. She was later taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

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Following CCTV enquiries police are keen to identify these two people in connection with the investigation.

The woman who was involved in the incident

Det Con Gary Brackley, of Preston CID, said: “This is a police appeal to identify two people following a particularly nasty and unprovoked attack.

“The victim was acting as a peacemaker in a fight between two women when she was assaulted.

“Given the injuries and circumstances of the attack we are urging witnesses to come forward to assist with identifying the individuals responsible.

“We are particularly keen to speak to this man and woman who we believe can assist our enquiries.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email quoting log 0218 of July 23.

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