Woman viciously attacked in town centre

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POLICE have launched an investigation after a woman was subjected to a vicious attack in the town centre this morning.

Officers were called to Queen Street at just before 4am today after reports a woman had sustained head injuries during the assault in the street.

It is understood the 20-year-old was assaulted outside the Catholic Club at around 3.51am and police were called to the scene by a member of the public.

She was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital where she is still being treated for the injuries to her head.

Officers remained at the scene this morning while forensic evidence is gathered by crime scene investigators.

Police will spend today looking for witnesses and checking cctv footage to see what it shows.

No arrests have been made as yet but police have appealed for anyone who saw anything untoward to come forward.

Anyone with information can contact Blackpool Police on (01253) 293933 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.