Man on crutches punched by stranger in random late-night attack in St Annes

A man who was walking on crutches in St Annes at night was subjected to a random, violent attack.

Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 9:58 am
Updated Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 11:03 am
The alleged assault happened at the junction of Wood Street and Park Road. Picture by Google maps

Police have appealed for information after the alleged assault, which happened at 10.15pm on March 1.

A 23-year-old man had been walking with a woman on Wood Street, near the junction of Park Road, when he was set upon and punched several times by another man.

The offender then ran away.

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Anyone who may have witnessed this offence or has any information should email PC 278 Marshall on [email protected]

People can also call 101 quoting the reference 04/47872/19.

Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555111.