Man injured in attack outside bar

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A man suffered injuries to his mouth in an attack outside a Blackpool bar.

Police were called following an incident near Walkabout Bar in Queen Street at around 3.55am on October 16.

Police would like to speak to this man

Police would like to speak to this man

The victim, a 22-year-old man from Fleetwood, was outside the venue when he was approached by another male.

The offender punched the man in the face, injuring the victim’s mouth, before making off on Queen Street in the direction of Bar 19.

The 22-year-old man suffered minor injuries.

Following investigations police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

PC Ian Byrne, of Blackpool Police, said: “This was an unprovoked attack which left the victim with injuries to his mouth.

“We believe someone must have seen what happened and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

“We are particularly keen to speak to this man in connection with the assault. If you recognise him, please call police.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference WA1616226.

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be called on 0800 555 111.