Man hurt after street assault

A man was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital after hitting his head on the pavement in what police believe was an altercation with two other men.

Thursday, 13th April 2017, 6:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:37 pm
New Hall Lane
New Hall Lane

The man, said to be in his 30s, is thought to have been punched during a dispute in New Hall Lane, Preston at around 2.25pm today and fell to the floor, striking his head.

A police spokesman said: “We were called by the ambulance service after reports that a man had been assaulted during an altercation with two men.

“There was a suggestion that he was punched and then suffered a head injury when he hit his head on the floor.

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“We are investigating the incident.”

It is not yet known how severe his injuries were.