A round-up of crime stories from across Lancashire
Skull fractured in bar attack
Detectives are appealing for information after three men were seriously assaulted by the same man. One of his victims,a 26-year-old man, was punched by a man in the Flagship bar on New Bonny Street, Blackpool, on Saturday 17. He suffered a fractured skull.
Youths torch parked car
Two youths are being sought after a parked car was set on fire in Brook Street, Preston in the early hours of yesterday. A fire crew found the rear window had been smashed and the back seat set alight. The youths were seen fleeing. “It was wanton vandalism,” said a fire brigade spokesman. “But it occupied a crew when more serious incidents could have needed our attention.”