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Man suffers serious facial injury in ‘vicious attack’ by man ‘in possession of knuckledusters’

Police in Lancaster say a man suffered a serious facial injury after being assaulted with knuckledusters in the city centre.

Officers were called to Cable Street, at around 1.10am on Saturday, April 6.

It is believed that a group of men started a fight with people passing by. One of the men was believed to be in possession of knuckledusters.

As a result, one man suffered a serious facial injury with others also being assaulted.

PC Nathan Bond of Lancaster Police, said: “This was a vicious and unprovoked attack that has left an innocent member of the public with a serious injury.

“We are appealing for the public’s help to identify the males involved so that they can be brought to justice and further attacks can be prevented."

Anyone who witnessed the assaults or has information, please call 101 - log 0137 of 6th April - or email 1307@lancashire.police.uk

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers online on 0800 555 1111.

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