Man knocked unconscious in mass fight

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A man was knocked unconscious and another suffered head injuries during a late night brawl in Blackpool.

Police believe up to eight people were invovled in a fight on the corner of Dickson Road and Talbot Road in the early hours of this morning [Sunday].

Now officers are appealing for any witnesses to come forward after they were called to the incident at around 4am.

A 28-year-old man is today recovering in hospital after being knocked unconscious and suffering cuts and bruises to his head during the incident.

Another man suffered minor head injuries.

Det Sgt Mark Dickinson, of Blackpool CID, said: “This was a reasonably large scale fight that left a lad with quite serious injuries.

“We would appreciate anyone who saw what happened or who may have heard about it to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.