Police appeal after Lancashire doctor is assaulted in his medical practice

A police appeal has been launched after a doctor was assaulted in his medical practice in Lancashire.

Wednesday, 29th August 2018, 4:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th August 2018, 5:26 pm
Police want to speak to this man

Police were called around 1.55pm on Thursday, June 14, following reports of an assault in Pritchard Street, Blackburn.

A man had entered the Oswalds Health Centre and punched a doctor.

The doctor, who is a man in his 50s, suffered a cut to his ear during the attack, with the offender making off from the scene.

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Following CCTV enquiries police want to identify the man pictured above in connection with the offence.

PC Keely Powell, of Lancashire Police, said: “We have for some time now been trying to identify this man, but at this stage have had no success.

“He is wanted in connection with an assault on a doctor. He is wearing a distinctive top and we hope someone can identify him.

“If you recognise him, please come forward and contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email [email protected] quoting log reference 0778 of June 14.