A teenager has had his face slashed in an attack near a Preston bookmakers.
Emergency services were called to New Hall Lane at about 6.25pm on Tuesday, after reports of the incident near to Betfred.
The 18-year-old man was taken to hospital with a two-inch cut to his face, believed to have been caused by a knife.
His condition was not thought to be life threatening.
Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Force incident manager inspector Martin Bishop said: “Police have commenced an investigation and we are doing house-to-house and CCTV inquiries in order to identify the offender, who was described as not known to the victim.”
The attacker is described as male, wearing a navy blue Adidas jacket and riding a push bike.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101.