Assault on man in Lancashire bar

Morecambe Street. Picture: Google
Morecambe Street. Picture: Google
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A man was assaulted and knocked unconscious while drinking in a bar.

The attack happened between 2.15am and 2.45am on Saturday, September 12, at Smokey O’Connors Bar on Morecambe Street, Morecambe.

The 53-year-old local man was drinking in the bar when it is thought he was assaulted by an unknown offender and knocked unconscious.

He returned home before realising the extent of his injuries and was taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

He was treated for a serious black eye and a broken left ankle which will require surgery.

PC Adele Laffan of Morecambe Police said: “I would urge anyone that may have witnessed how the victim came about his injuries to contact me as soon as possible on 101 quoting log number 227 of September 12.”