Appeal after resort assault

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Detectives are appealing for information after a man was seriously assaulted in a disturbance on a street in Blackpool.

Around 1am on Saturday, March 22, there was a fight involving several men and women on Milbourne Street.

A 21-year-old man suffered a broken jaw and a broken finger, as well as having some of his teeth knocked out.

A 24-year-old man was also injured in the fight, although he suffered more minor injuries including bruising.

Det Con Marc Armstrong, of Lancashire Police, said: “We believe there were a number of potential witnesses to this incident who we are yet to speak to and I would urge them to come forward.

“It was a busy Saturday night.

“I would appeal to anyone who saw this fight, or has any information about the people, to contact police.”

Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or on-line at

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