Blackpool Police have issued an appeal fir any witnesses 👇
We are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a man was assaulted in Blackpool.
Police were called to Cropper Road in the town at around 8.15pm on Monday March 21st to a report a man had been attacked with a wooden weapon.
A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with a serious leg injury which has required surgery.
An investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing.
Detectives have made five arrests in connection with the incident and we are now appealing for anyone with information or anyone with dashcam or CTV footage of the incident, or from around the area at the time, to come forward to help with our investigation.
Those involved, thought to be a group of around six men, left the scene in multiple unconfirmed vehicles.
A number of other vehicles, including several cars, a quad bike and a dirt bike, were seen to drive past the incident location and we would like to speak to these individuals who may be able to assist us with our enquiries.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 1458 of March 21st.
Alternatively contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.