Man has jaw broken during street assault

Police want to trace this man in connection with an assault.
Police want to trace this man in connection with an assault.

A man had his jaw broken after being punched in the face outside a pub.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the assault, which took place outside the Bull Hotel on Lines Street in Morecambe.

A disturbance took place outside the pub and the victim, a 31- year -old man from the local area, received a punch to the face causing a fractured jaw that required hospital treatment.

Officers have released a cctv image of a man that they would like to speak to in connection with this incident.

Detective Constable Trevor Walker from Lancaster and Morecambe CID said: “I would appeal to anyone who recognises this man to come forward and contact the police. We need to speak to this person in order to establish exactly what has happened.

“The victim required hospital treatment following the incident and is now recovering at home.

“If anyone can provide us with information then I would ask them to get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Lancaster CID on 101.

The incident took place on Sunday, April 21, at 10.30pm.

People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are takenand information is not traced or recorded.