Burnley nightclub attack victim may be scarred for life

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses
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Police are appealing for information after a man suffered a serious injury during an attack at a Burnley nightclub.


At around 1-15am on Easter Monday (April 2nd) the man, in his 30s, was struck to the face inside the BB11 club in Hargreaves Street.

He suffered a serious cut under his eye and a chipped tooth and was taken to Burnley Hospital for treatment.

DC David Bowler, of Lancashire Constabulary’s East Division CID, said: “We are still trying to establish the circumstances of this attack, which has left the victim with a nasty injury to his face.

“He is likely to be scarred for life.

“At the time of the attack there were a lot of people on the dance floor and the surrounding area who will have seen what happened.

“We would ask them to come forward and tell us what they saw.”

Any witnesses are asked to call 01254 353968 or 101 quoting EF1804422.

A 19 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH). He has been released under investigation.