Preston attack leaves man with broken leg as police released CCTV

The victim, a man in his 30s, was attacked on Lancaster Road and underwent surgery for his injuries

Police want to identify and speak to a man and three women (Image: Lancashire Police)

Police have released CCTV images of a number of people they want to speak to after a man was left needing an operation on a broken leg following an attack in Preston.

The man, in his 30s, was attacked in Lancaster Road at around 1.30pm on Monday, July 11. Police have today (August 22) released CCTV images of a man and three women they want to identify and speak to in connection with the assault.

After obtaining the CCTV footage officers from Lancashire Constabulary believe that the man ‘may be able to assist with enquiries’. The three women pictured may have witnessed the assault.

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In a statement, Preston Police said: “We think [these people pictured] may be able to help us with an investigation into an assault in Preston City Centre which left a man with a broken leg. It happened at around 1.30am on Monday 11th July when the victim, a man in his 30s, was attacked on Lancaster Road. He was taken to hospital where he needed surgery for his injuries.

“Following CCTV enquiries, we would now like to speak to the people in these images. We believe the man may be able to assist in our enquiries and we think the three women may have witnessed the assault and may be able to help.”

Anyone with any information can call 101, quoting 0563 of the July 12. You can also email 8457@lancashire.pnn.police.uk

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Amy FentonSenior reporter
  • 17:50, 22 AUG 2022
  • UPDATED19:44, 22 AUG 2022

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