Man suffers cheekbone fracture in assault at popular restaurant

A man has suffered a fractured cheekbone in an assault at a popular restaurant, say police.

Wednesday, 4th January 2017, 11:55 am
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 1:21 pm
Police would like to speak to this man as part of their enquiries.

The incident happened at around 2am on 1 January at Guys Thatched Hamlet on St Michael's Road in Bilsborrow, when a member of staff was punched to the face while attempting to diffuse an altercation.

The member of staff, a 21-year-old man, suffered a fractured cheekbone during the incident.

Police are now trying to trace the man pictured in these CCTV images as part of their enquiries.

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Police would like to speak to this man as part of their enquiries.

DC Richard Brierley, of Preston Police, said: "The member of staff has been left with a painful injury whilst simply trying to calm down an argument which had broken out between customers.

"We would like to speak to the man in the CCTV images as part of our on-going investigation into this incident."

Anyone with information can contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting log 122 of January 3rd.

Alternatively the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Police would like to speak to this man as part of their enquiries.