Victim, 51, suffers broken leg following Chorley pub attack

An attacker punched a 51 year old in his head knocking him to the ground before kicking him and breaking his leg.

Monday, 14th August 2017, 2:55 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:03 pm

The victim, taken for treatment at Royal Preston Hospital, was set upon outside the Minstrel pub in Eaves Green Road, Chorley at around 12.10am on Sunday 13.

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Detective Ian Lightfoot, who is appealing for witnesses, said: “This was a vicious attack on the victim causing him a serious leg injury which will require an operation.”

A 25 year old man from Chorley was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.