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Police want to speak to this man after Burnley attack

Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him Credit: Lancashire Police

Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him after an unprovoked attack on two men in a bar in Burnley.

Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him Credit: Lancashire Police

At around 3.40am on Sunday April 17 two men, both aged 23 from Burnley, have been stood at the bar in Macs on Hammerton Street when they have been assaulted.

Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him Credit: Lancashire Police

One of the men has suffered a broken jaw which required an operation and the second was left with bleeding to his eye.

PC Andy Marston from Burnley Police said:

This was a completely out of the blue unprovoked attack on two men who were just trying to enjoy a night out but have instead been left injured.

If you know the man in the pictures, please get in touch. Similarly, if this is you please contact the police to assist us with our enquiries.

– PC Andy Marston

Anyone with information can call us on 101 quoting incident reference 550 of April 18th.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Appeal after man seen touching himself inappropriately in public

Police want to speak to this man

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a man was seen touching himself inappropriately in public.

Colbran Street, Burnley Credit: Google Maps

Officers were called out to Colbran Street, Burnley, at around 5pm on Sunday, to reports a man had been carrying out a lewd act in full view on a residential street.

Detective Sergeant Paul Barlow, of Burnley Police, said:

This is clearly quite a concerning incident, where a male appears to have been touching himself inappropriately in public in broad daylight.

We are now keen to trace the man pictured, in connection with our ongoing investigation, and we would urge anyone who recognises him or has information about who he might be to contact us.

– Detective Sergeant Paul Barlow

Anybody with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0870 of May 1st. Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers.co.uk.

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Motorcyclist dies after crash in Burnley

Police areappealing for information after a motorcyclist died following a crash in Burnley.

It happened on Friday 11th March, when a black BMW crashed with a blue Yamaha 600cc motorcycle which was travelling in the opposite direction.

The motorcyclist, a 41 year old man from Burnley, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he later died.

“One man has sadly lost his life as a result of this collision and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed what happened to contact us. I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have seen either vehicle prior to the collision. The motorcycle travelled from the Colne Road area while the BMW travelled from the Barden Lane area.”

– PS John Jennings Wharton from the Road Policing Unit

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 791 of 11th March.

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