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Four jailed following kidnap and assault incidents in Lancaster and Morecambe

Four men who brutally assaulted one man and kidnapped another in Morecambe and Lancaster have been jailed for a total of more than 50 years.

Police seek Scotch Quarry muggers

Police are appealing for information after a man was attacked by two men in an attempted robbery as he walked home in Lancaster on Sunday 20th January 2013. The 31-year-old victim, who is from Lancaster, was walking alone through Scotch Quarry around 1.30am when he was approached by two men who asked him for a light.

Police appeal after woman is assault in Lancaster

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Lancaster last month. The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday 10th March at around 1.10am, outside the Lost night club on North Road. The offender approached a 19-year-old local girl who was texting on her mobile phone.

Tackling knife crime on Lancashire’s streets

Lancashire Constabulary is supporting a week of action aimed at reducing knife crime.

Duke of Lancaster pub assault: CCTV released

Police are appealing for information and have issued a CCTV image after a man was head-butted whilst inside the Duke of Lancaster pub last month. The 52-year-old victim was inside the pub on Church Street at around 12.30am on 15th July when he approached the bar to get a drink. At this point, a brief altercation has taken place after and he has been head-butted by another man.

CCTV appeal after Lancaster assault

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they are looking to speak to in connection with an assault in Lancaster last month. At around 3.15am on Friday 1st February, a 20 year old student was stood with friends on Horse Shoe Corner in the city centre when a man from another group punched him in the face causing him to sustain a fractured jaw.

Appeal after Lancaster student assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 20-year-old student was assaulted in Lancaster city centre in the early hours of Friday 1st February. The victim was stood with friends on Horseshoe Corner, Penny Street at around 3.15am when a man from another group punched him in the face causing him to sustain a fractured jaw.

Hunt for Lancaster underpass attackers continues, photos released

Police are again are appealing for information after a young woman was attacked and robbed by two men at knifepoint as she walked home in Lancaster last month. An EvoFit of one of the attackers has been published and police have now released pictures of the items stolen.

Man sexually assaulted on Lancaster Canal

Police are appealing for information after a man was sexually assaulted on the Lancaster Canal. The 21-year-old male was on the canal tow path, between Aldcliffe and Galgate, between 10.00pm - 11.00pm on Tuesday night (20th July) when he was attacked.

Lancaster Farms prisoners given extra sentences for attack on officer

Two men who held a prison officer at knife point at Lancaster Farms back in February, while trying to steal her cell keys, have been given additional jail sentences. 19-year-olds Josh Corey and Jake Burns attacked the female officer at Lancaster Farms young offenders institute on 2nd February.

Police appeal following incident at Shrimp roundabout

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Morecambe. The incident happened on Thursday 12th May at the Shrimp roundabout at around 4.50pm. A disagreement broke out between two drivers and a 23-year-old man was struck and suffered injuries to his lip and nose.

Penny Street Assault: CCTV Released after man assaulted outside Lancaster pub

Lancaster police have released CCTV images of a man they are trying to trace in connection with an assault outside a pub in Lancaster. Officers were called at around 7.30pm on Thursday 17th March to reports of a fight outside the Penny Bank pub on Penny Street. A 36 year old man was found unconscious on the floor, who had sustained a deep cut to his head.

Girl, 14, assaulted in Morecambe

Police are appealing for information after a 14 year old girl was assaulted and had money stolen in Morecambe. Around 9.45pm on Monday 2nd December the teenager was walking along Queen Street when she passed a group of teenagers. As she reached the Premier Shop she was pushed to the floor from behind and was then scratched and kicked before having money and her bus pass stolen.

Police appeal following assault in Morecambe pub

Police in Morecambe are appealing for information after a man was assaulted at the King's Arms Pub on Marine Road. The incident happened between 2.00 and 2.30am on 19th November. The victim, an 18 year old local man was attacked by another man and punched to the face and kicked. He received cuts and bruises and a fractured cheekbone.

Police appeal for witnesses after Lancaster canalside robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man had his laptop stolen last weekend -- and was then thrown into the canal. The incident happened on Saturday 12th February between 10.00 and 10.25pm. The victim, who is a local man, was approached by two men as he approached the canal tow path from Ridge Street Bridge.

Lancaster man jailed for a year for ear bite assault

George AtkinsA man who bit off part of another man’s ear during an attack outside a pub has been jailed for 12 months. George Austin was ejected from Ma Murphy’s pub in Morecambe on Christmas Day 2009 after assaulting an elderly customer. Once outside, he assaulted a second man and bit off a section of his ear.

Police appeal after Morecambe assault leave man with broken jaw

Police are appealing for information after man was assaulted as he walked home through Morecambe, leaving him with serious head injuries and a fractured jaw. The 30-year-old man was walking along Euston Grove at some time between 9.45 and 10.15pm on Tuesday 18the October when he was approached and punched and kicked to the floor, where the unknown assailant continued to attack him.

Appeal after ‘silly string’ attack ends in assault on boy in Morecambe

Police are appealing for information after an 11-year-old boy was sprayed with ‘silly string’ and assaulted in Morecambe on Saturday (20th October). The bizarre incident, picked up by at least one national newspaper, took place between 3 and 4.00pm outside Pound Fever on Euston Road when the boy, who was with a friend, were walking through Morecambe town centre carrying an owl.

13-yearold boy assaulted on Lancaster bridge

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was attacked by a man in Lancaster. Sometime between 1.30pm and 1.40pm on Sunday (16th October 2016), the victim, a 13-year-old boy, was cycling on Lune Street towards the Millennium Bridge. As he continued across the bridge he fell from his bike and shouted an expletive.

Appeal after Carlton Street assault in Morecambe

An investigation is underway after a 21-year-old man was subjected to an unprovoked attack as he walked home in Morecambe on Saturday 24th September. The incident happened around 1am along Carlton Street when the victim was approached by a man who angrily accused him of breaking his window.