Victim ‘kicked in the head’

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A man was punched to the floor and kicked in the head in what detectives have described as an ‘unprovoked assault’ in Lancaster.

The incident happened at around 6:30pm on September 19 at the junction of Moorgate and Ullswater Road, outside Cutting Corners hairdressers.

Lancashire Police said a man approached the victim from behind, jumped on him and proceeded to punch him to the floor.

Once on the floor, he then continued to kick him to his body and his head before walking away.

The victim, described as a local man in his 50s, suffered cuts and bruises.

DC Paul Donnelly said: “This would appear to be an unprovoked attack so we are appealing for any witnesses to come forward and contact us if they have any information they think could be of use to the investigation.”

Contact Lancashire Police on 101, quoting log number LC-20130919-1149, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online a crimestoppers-uk.org.