Serious assault in Preston

Saturday, August 24, 2019

A woman has been arrested after an assault in Preston left a man with serious injuries.

Police were called at shortly after 2am today (Saturday August 24th) following the incident which happened outside 53 Degrees nightclub on Brook Street where a 46-year old man was punched by a woman following an altercation.

The victim, a local man, fell to the floor and suffered serious head injuries. He is currently in a serious condition in hospital.

A 19-year-old woman from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently in custody.

Police enquiries are continuing.

Detective Inspector Fiona Jackson, of Preston Police, said: “We are appealing for information after this assault which has left a man with some significant injuries. I am especially keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the assault itself or who may have been passing in a car and have dash cam footage.  We believe the victim and the suspect may have spoken earlier in the evening in the Ship and Giggles pub on Fylde Road and I would also like to speak to people who saw them together there.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 0186 of today or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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