Image released after serious Preston assault

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

We have released a CCTV image of a man we would like to speak to in relation to an assault outside a Preston pub.

The incident happened at around 04:15am on Sunday 4th March outside the Old Dog pub on Church Street. A 32-year-old man was assaulted by an unknown offender and was left with a serious injury to his hip.

He was taken to Royal Preston hospital to be treated for his injury, and was later discharged.

DC Paul Gilfoyle from Preston CID said: “While I am comfortable that this is an isolated incident, the assault has caused serious injury to the victim. I am asking for anyone who witnessed the assault, or who recognises the pictured man to make contact with us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 01772 209746 or if they fail to get an answer, 101, quoting log reference 230 of March 4th.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at


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