Detectives are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in an unprovoked attack.
The incident happened at 6.30pm on Thursday, September 19, at the junction of Moor Gate and Ullswater Road outside Cutting Corners hairdressers.
The offender, a man, approached the victim from behind, jumped on him and proceeded to punch him to the floor. Once on the floor, he then continues to kick him to his body and his head before walking away.
The victim, a local man in his fifties, was fortunately only left with 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.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Lancashire Police on 101 quoting log number LC-20130919-1149 .
Alternatively anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line atCrimestoppers-uk.org.
No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.