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Police investigation launched after Morecambe attack leaves man seriously injured

24/5/17: Detectives have launched an investigation after a man was found with serious head injuries in Morecambe.

Four jailed following kidnap and assault incidents in Lancaster and Morecambe

28/4/17: 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.

13-yearold boy assaulted on Lancaster bridge

19/10/16: 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.

Lancaster man wanted for robbery

6/6/16: Geoffrey GarthLancaster Police are appealing for information after a 61-year-old man failed to attend court. Geoffrey Garth, of Patterdale Road, Lancaster, was due to be sentenced in May. He was convicted following an offence in December 2013 where an elderly woman was robbed at her home in Morecambe.

Appeal for information after woman, 21, found in distressed state in Lancaster

24/5/16: Police are appealing for information after a student was found in a distressed state in Lancaster in the early hours of Saturday morning. The 21-year-old woman was found by residents on Coulston Road near the University of Cumbria and was later taken home by police, where she disclosed that she may have had her drink spiked while she was on a night out in the city centre.

Police Appeal After Man Stabbed in Lancaster

5/4/16: Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Lancaster, during which a man was stabbed in the arm. Officers attended an address on Tarbet Street at around 1.45pm yesterday (Sunday, April 3rd) following reports of an assault.

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

22/3/16: 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.

Man, 38, injured in Morecambe incident

26/1/16: Police are appealing for information after a man suffered serious facial injuries following an incident in Morecambe. Police were called around 11.00pm on Saturday 23rd January, following reports a man had been assaulted outside New Pound Plus in Westminster Road, Morecambe. A 38-year-old man was found at the scene with damage to his teeth and cuts and bruises to his face.

Hunt Still On for Christmas Attacker

26/1/16: Lancaster Police are trying to trace this man (pictured) after a reveller was left needing stitches following an assault in Lancaster before Christmas. The incident happened outside McDonalds on Cheapside at around 5.00am on Friday 18th December when the victim, 26, was out with two friends and he was punched from behind. The victim fell to the ground and the offender then stamped on his head.

Woman attacked in Lancaster assault

21/12/15: Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in Lancaster. Around 8.00pm on Friday 18th December, a 42-year-old woman was walking on Regent Street when a man approached her, grabbed her and attempted to drag her into an alleyway towards Portland Street and Lindow Square. The woman was pushed to the floor and kicked by the man before he ran back down the passageway.

Police Appeal after Morecambe Burglary and Assault

30/10/15: Police are appealing for information following a robbery at a house in Morecambe. The incident happened at around 7.45pm on Monday 26th October, when two men forced their way into a 77 year old man’s address on St Oggs Road. A neighbour of the victim, a 65-year-old man, witnessed the two men going into the property and went round to confront them.

Woman, 67, attacked and burgled in Morecambe

31/7/15: Police are appealing for information after a 67-year-old woman was attacked and burgled at her home in Morecambe. The incident happened at around 11.45 pm on Tuesday 28th July, when a man broke into the woman’s house on Regent Road. The victim was confronted and assaulted by the man, who demanded money from her before leaving the house with a small amount of cash.

Woman, 85, assaulted with paving stone in Heysham

19/6/15: Police are investigating the serious assault of an 85-year-old woman in Heysham. Officers were called by the ambulance service at around 11.45am today (Thursday 18 June) to the report of a woman suffering a serious head injury after being assaulted by a man with what is thought to be a paving stone at an address on School Road.

Snooker Club Assault - Appeal for witnesses launched

8/6/15: Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed an assault outside a snooker club in Lancaster last month to come forward. At between 5.45pm to 6.00pm on Tuesday 12th May, there was an altercation between two men in Squires Pool and Sports Bar on Church Street which resulted in one of them, a 35-year-old local man, being punched, falling to the floor and losing consciousness.

Police hunt man after local dog walker attacked

23/3/15: Lancaster Police are trying to find a man who punched a dog walker in the face as he was walking his dogs up past Skerton Bridge and onto the grassed area behind Bridge House, Lancaster at around 6.00pm on Wednesday 11th March. As the dog walker, who is in his 50s, walked toward a bin to dispose of his dog’s waste, a man approached him, shouting that the victim needed to pick up his dog waste.

Police Appeal After Morecambe Stabbing

23/3/15: Detectives are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in Morecambe. The incident happened at around 12.00pm on Tuesday 17th March 2015, when a 29-year-old man was pursued along Clarendon Road in Morecambe. When he was at the junction of Devonshire Road, the man was assaulted and stabbed a number of times.

Police hunt after McDonalds assault

17/3/15: Lancaster Police have released CCTV images of two men who they would like to speak to in connection with an assault at McDonald’s on Cheapside, Lancaster. The incident happened at around 1.30am on Sunday 8th March. It is believed that two men entered the restaurant but soon after one of the men was asked to leave by a member of the door staff.

Police appeal after Christmas Day assault in Morecambe

29/12/14: Police are appealing for information after a man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his mobile phone in Morecambe. The incident happened at about 7.00pm on Christmas Day (Thursday) when the victim left the Cavern pub on Springfield Street in Morecambe. As he walked down Albert Road he was attacked by a group of four or five teenagers and knocked to the floor and beaten unconscious.

Police appeal after 14-year-old boy attacked on Millennium Bridge

18/12/14: Lancaster detectives are appealing for information after a 14-year-old boy was struck in an unprovoked attack at around 9.30pm on Saturday (13th December) on Lancaster's Millennium Bridge.The victim was walking home over the bridge when he was engaged in conversation by two youths of a similar age.

Red Rose County to become first White Ribbon county

25/11/14: Jennifer Mein (centre) with White Ribbon Ambassadors from participating organisations. Participating councils are: Hyndburn Borough Council, Rossendale Borough Council, Lancaster City Council, Preston City Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Borough Council, Ribble Valley Borough Council and Fylde Borough Council.