Police appeal after man head spilt open

Appeal after man is assaulted in Haslingden pub toilets

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following an assault in the toilets of a pub in Haslingden on ‘Mad Friday’.

At about 23:35hrs on 20th December 2013, a 20 year old man was waiting to use the urinals in the male toilets of The Green Squirrel Pub on Manchester Road when another man head-butted him in the face causing his head to split open.

PC Amy Tattersall from Burnley CID said: “The attack was totally unprovoked and left the victim requiring hospital treatment. If anybody has any information about this incident or recognises the man in the CCTV then I would urge them to contact Lancashire Police on 101.”

The offender is described as being around 28 years old with short dark brown hair and a beard. He was wearing a bright coloured chequered shirt.

Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org.