Man punched in the face in “totally unprovoked” Lancaster assault

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A man was punched in the face in a “totally unprovoked” assault in Lancaster.

The 25-year-old was attacked while talking to a woman outside St Thomas’ Church on Marton Street.

Police said the victim was assaulted by a man at around 3am on Saturday, February 22, leaving him with cuts to his nose and face.

His attacker then walked away.

PC Adam Jussub said: “This was seemingly a totally unprovoked, vicious attack so we are appealing for anyone with any information that could help us to trace the person responsible to come forward.”

Police asked anyone with information to contact them on 101 quoting log number LC-20140222-0234 or by contacting Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at