Police release pictures of three men wanted for knife and bat attack on woman in Lancaster

Police are hunting for three men described as 'dangerous' following a serious assault where a woman was slashed in the face.

Sunday, 15th November 2020, 10:57 am
Updated Sunday, 15th November 2020, 11:00 am
From left, Paul Harrison, 38, Michael Dempsey, 32 and Jason Corless, 39

Paul Harrison, 38, Michael Dempsey, 32 and Jason Corless, 39 (pictured, left to right), are wanted by police in connection with an incident on November 6 where a woman was slashed in the face with a knife and beaten with a bat in Longlands Road around 9.50pm.

Harrison, of Marine Road East, Morecambe, is described as white, 5ft 11in tall, of stocky build with mousey brown hair.

Dempsey, of Langdale Road, Lancaster, is white, 5ft 11in tall, of slim build with short, light-brown hair. He has a tattoo on the left side of his neck which says ‘Fighting Solves Everything’.

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Jason Corless, of Langdale Place, Lancaster, is described as white, 5ft 11in tall, of slim build with receding brown hair.

The men have links to Lancaster, Morecambe, Kendal, Blackpool, Haslingden, Blackburn and Preston.

They are described as violent and should not be approached.

Detectives are urging anyone who has seen them or knows where they are to come forward.

Det Ch Insp Alisa Wilson, of Lancashire Police, said: “These men are wanted in connection with a serious assault where a woman was attacked with a knife and bat.

“These individuals are being treated as dangerous and should not be approached in any circumstances.

“If you see them please call us immediately providing information and a description of their clothing.

“Furthermore I would appeal directly to these men to come forward and contact us.”

Anyone with information can call 101 or email [email protected] Please note the email address is not routinely monitored - if it is critical information or an emergency always call 999.