Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Nelson.The incident took place on Saturday night on Leeds Road. The victim, a 65 year old man sustained a serious head injury and is in a critical condition at the Royal Preston Hospital.
The offender is described as white and aged between 18 and 22 years old and approximately 6 feet tall. He had short light coloured hair and was wearing a hooded jacket. Anyone with information is asked to call Burnley CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.