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CCTV appeal after "unprovoked" attack on pub-goer

Do you know this man? A CCTV image of the assault suspect. Credit: Lancashire Police

Detectives in Chorley have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to over an assault at a pub.

The victim suffered a broken jaw in the attack by two men at the Imperial Pub on Union Street in Chorley.

Lancashire Police say the incident happened in the early hours of Saturday, August 9.

The incident took place at around 1.30am on Saturday 9 August at The Imperial, Union Street when the victim, a 28 year old local man, was approached by a man in the smoking area and punched in the face, causing him to fall to the ground.

As the victim left the premises he was approached by a second man, who is believed to have been in company with the first offender, and was punched again in the face.

The offender is then believed to have made his way back into the pub.

As a result of the attack the victim sustained a broken jaw which required surgery.

The first offender is described as a white male, approximately 5ft 9ins, slim build with short light brown hair and was wearing an electric blue t-shirt.

The second offender is described as a white male, approximately 5ft 8ins tall, slim build with short dark brown hair and was wearing a white t-shirt, light blue jeans and had a full sleeve of tattoos on his left arm.

This was an unprovoked attack which initially started in the smoking area and continued at the front of the pub around closing time.

"We are keen to speak to the man pictured and I would urge him or anyone who may recognise him to come forward.

"Similarly I would ask that anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information about what happened to contact us on 101.”

– PC Lee Tickle, Lancashire Police

Anyone with information can call Lancashire Police on 101 quoting crime reference number CA1408690 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Do you know him? Hunt for man who threw a pint glass at McDonalds worker and broke her nose

Do you know him? A CCTV image of the suspect. Credit: Lancashire Police

A woman was left with a broken nose after a man threw a pint glass at her as she worked at a McDonalds.

The incident happened at around 4.20am on Sunday, September 28, at the McDonalds on Clifford Street in Chorley.

A man is believed to have entered the restaurant with a pint glass which has been thrown at a woman working behind the till.

The glass hit the 43-year-old worker and she received treatment at hospital for a broken nose as well as cuts and bruises to her face.

The man is described as a white male, approximately 5ft 10 tall of a slim build with short fair hair, thought to be aged in his early 20s.

He was wearing a grey hooded top worn open with a white polo shirt underneath and dark coloured three quarter length shorts.

If you know the suspect you can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Credit: Lancashire Police

This has been a completely unprovoked attack in which the victim has been left extremely shaken.

"I would urge people to take a good look at the CCTV images and anyone with information about the identity of the man is asked to contact police."

– PC Stuart Hart of Chorley Police

Anybody who knows the man should call Lancashire Police on 101 quoting CA1409416 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Police have launched an investigation following the death of a woman in Adlington, Chorley.

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A post mortem examination will be carried out today to try to establish the cause of death.

Officers found the body of a woman, believed to be in her 50s, inside the house Credit: Dave Brown

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Investigation launched after body found at house in Chorley

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Officers were called to Harrison Road at shortly after 5pm last night following concerns for the safety of a woman. Officers found the body of a woman, believed to be in her 50s, inside the house.

A post mortem examination will be carried out today to try to establish the cause of death.A 54 year old man from Adlington has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in custody on suspicion of murder.

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