Man suffers fractured jaw as police scrambled to 'large disturbance' in early hours

Police descended on a junction to report of a "large disturbance" which left a man with a fractured jaw.

Lancashire Constabulary officers were called to the incident on Morecambe Street East/West, at the junction with Clarence Street. While at the scene, police were approached by a male victim who said he had been 'punched to the face'.

He was later assessed by medical staff and it was confirmed he sustained a fractured jaw as a result of the attack which broke out in the early hours of May 12. Morecambe Area Police said the male responsible for the attack 'is not known' and they are appealing for the public's help after 'exhausted enquiries at the incident location'


In a statement, a force spokesperson said: "In the early hours of Sunday 12th May 2024 at approx. 01:15am, police attended a large disturbance on Morecambe Street East/West in Morecambe, on the junction with Clarence Street. Whilst there, police were approached by a male victim who said he had been punched to the face; later medical assessment confirmed he had sustained a fractured jaw as a result of the attack.

"Unfortunately the male responsible for this attack is not known, and the only description available for the male is, a white male, over 6ft tall and well-built with large shoulders. He had short brown hair and was wearing a coral orange t-shirt with dark blue jeans.

"Police have exhausted enquiries at the incident location and are now appealing to the general public for any witnesses to identify the individual responsible. It is believed the male was with another male, who was described as a lot smaller and of a skinnier build.

"If you have any information on the identification of this male or have witnessed this assault, please call 101 quoting log number LC-20240512-0028, or contact the officer in charge of the investigation directly via email -"