Man suffers ‘serious facial injury’ after being punched in face in ‘what appeared to be an unprovoked attack’ in Whalley

A man was subjected to a serious assault in Whalley, prompting a CCTV appeal.
Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him following a serious assault in King Street, Whalley (Credit: Lancashire Police)Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him following a serious assault in King Street, Whalley (Credit: Lancashire Police)
Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him following a serious assault in King Street, Whalley (Credit: Lancashire Police)

The incident happened on King Street at approximately 1.25am on September 17.

The victim – a man in his 20s – was punched in the face in “what appeared to be an unprovoked attack,” police said.

He suffered a serious facial injury as a result.

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Officers on Thursday (October 3) released a CCTV image of a man they wanted to speak to in connection with the attack.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “Do you recognise this man who we would like to speak to?

“Anyone who recognises the suspect or has information about the incident, is asked to contact 101 – quoting log 0100 of September 17.”

The male suspect is described as 5ft 10in tall, and was wearing a black jacket, black jeans and black shoes.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.