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Police appeal following Lancaster assault

John Freeman

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to following an assault in Lancaster.

The incident happened in the early hours of Friday 23rd August at around 4 .25am outside the Lounge on Penny Street in Lancaster.

The offender, a man, approached the victim and punched them on the left cheek twice causing swelling.

Damage was also caused to a Peugeot 406.

The victim, a 19 year old local man was left shaken following the incident.

PC Claire Phillipson from Lancaster police said, “This appears to be an unprovoked attack on a man who was just enjoying a night out.

“If anyone recognises this man then I would ask them to contact us so we can track him down and speak to him.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Lancashire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.