Mystery surrounding identity of man found unconscious behind car garage in Preston solved

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was found unconscious behind a Preston car salesroom.

Sunday, 11th October 2020, 10:56 am

Police were called around 10am to a report a man had been found unresponsive at the rear of Lookers Volkswagen Garage in Blackpool Road, Preston.

The man was taken to Royal Preston Hospital and is in a critical condition undergoing treatment. At this time the incident is being treated as unexplained.

Police were initially unable to identify the man but now say they have been able to identify him.

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He was wearing grey Everlast tracksuit bottoms, a white and grey England football top, a grey and black Everlast hooded top, a black jacket with fur trim hood, white and blue stripped socks and blue and white Asics trainers with an orange sole. He was carrying a blue and black ‘No Fear’ rucksack (pictured).

Det Insp Paul Whitehead, of Preston Police, said: “We are urging anyone who recognises the man described to come forward immediately.

“He is currently in a critical condition at hospital and we want to contact his family.

“At this stage the incident is being treated as unexplained. If you saw anything unusual in the area around the time the man was found please come forward.

“Please get in touch if you can help us.”

Anyone with information can call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 0400 of October 10.