Savage attack causes serious damage to a man’s ear.

Police appeal for witnesses.

We are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a serious injury following an assault in St Annes.

Police were called around 12.10am on Saturday (October 23) to a report of a fight outside Number 15 bar in St Annes Road West.

Officers attended the scene and found a man in his 40s with a serious injury to his ear. He was later taken to hospital for treatment.

Following enquiries detectives believe a man had bitten the victim’s ear during an altercation before making off from the scene.

Detectives are appealing for information following the incident.

Det Con Kirstie Clarke, of Blackpool CID, said: “We are appealing for witnesses after a man was left with a life changing injury to his ear following a serious assault in St Annes.

“The attacker made off from the scene and we believe many people will have seen what happened.

“If you can assist our enquiries please come forward immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email quoting log 0019 of October 23.

Alternatively call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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