Man left with multiple facial fractures after assault in Lancashire pub

A man was left with "significant injuries" to his face after he was attacked by two people in a pub in Blackburn.

Monday, 6th September 2021, 2:35 pm
Updated Monday, 6th September 2021, 2:36 pm

The victim, a 34-year-old man, was assaulted by two men at the Fernhurst Pub in Bolton Road at around 9.20pm on August 12.

Officers said he was left with "multiple fractures to his face" as a result of the attack.

A 23-year-old man from Blackburn was arrested by detectives on suspicion of wounding.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Police want to identify this man in connection with an assault at a pub in Blackburn. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

He has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Read More

Read More
Wanted Preston man mocks police efforts to catch him after two years on the run

Today (September 6), police released CCTV images of a man they would like to identify.

DC Josh Boswell, of Blackburn CID, said: "This incident left a man with some significant injuries and I would appeal to anyone who knows the man pictured to get in touch.

"I would also appeal to the man himself to contact us if he sees this appeal so we can speak to him about this matter."

Anyone with information can call 01254 353628 or email [email protected] or [email protected]

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

Thanks for reading. If you value what we do and are able to support us, a digital subscription is just £1 per month for the first two months. Try us today by clicking HERE.