West End attack sparks police probe in Morecambe

Westminster Road Morecambe
Westminster Road Morecambe

A man suffered serious facial injuries following an attack on a street in Morecambe.

Lancaster police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the incident outside New Pound Plus in Westminster Road at around 11pm on Saturday Janury 23.

Police attended following reports that a man had been assaulted.

A 38-year-old man was found at the scene with damage to his teeth and cuts and bruises to his face.

Officers say they believe the male was waiting at a bus stop with a friend when a fight started with a group of men.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the alleged incident to get in touch.

Detective Constable Ben Chieffo, of Lancaster Police, said: “We would like to speak to anyone in the area at the time who may have witnessed this.

“A man has suffered some nasty injuries and we need to find out what has happened.

“Anyone in the area or who has any information that can assist in the case please contact me at Lancaster CID on (01524) 596559, quoting log reference 1551 of January 23.”

Four males, two aged 18, one aged 19 and another aged 15, were all arrested on suspicion of wounding in connection with the incident and have been bailed until March 3.