Lancashire Police said a man had been arrested and bailed over an alleged attack on Ukip council candidate Bobby Anwar.
We can confirm that we are investigating after a 33-year-old man was assaulted on Hope Street in Accrington at around 5pm on Saturday (May 17th).
The victim was approached in the street and punched to the face causing a suspected fracture of an eye socket. He was taken to hospital for treatment.
Police enquiries are ongoing and a 38-year-old man from Accrington has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and bailed pending further enquiries.
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