A man was attacked and bitten on the nose at a taxi rank in Chorley.
The assault happened on New Year’s Day, at some point after midnight but before 1.30am, at the taxi rank on Market Walk outside the Henry Tate Pub.
A 35-year-old man from Chorley was left needing stitches, after another man attacked and bit him on the nose.
Police are now appealing for witnesses.
PC Emma Jackson of Chorley Police said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed what happened to get in touch.
“If you were in the area at the time and saw what happened please call us on 01257 246 296.”
Alternatively, anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.
No personal details are taken and information is not traced or recorded.