Appeal after man attacked in town

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a pensioner was attacked in Morecambe.

The incident happened on Sunday, September 8, at around 1.30pm on the cycle track near Trimpe11 sports ground.

The 71-year-old man was walking down the path when he was approached by another man, who punched him in the face four times, causing him to fall to the ground.

The victim received cuts and bruises to his face.

The attacker is described as being aged around 17 or 18, a slim build, clean shaven and was wearing a white top. Call 101 quoting log reference number 849 of September 8.