Appeal after serious Burnley park assault

Police are appealing for witnesses and footage after a man was seriously assaulted in a Burnley Park.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was walking through Bank Hall Park around 1am Thursday 28th March when he was attacked.

As a result of the assault, he suffered serious injuries to his head, face and body, which required hospital treatment.

No arrests have been made at this stage. Enquiries are ongoing and although this is being treated as an isolated incident, reassurance patrols have been stepped up in the area as a precaution.

A dedicated investigation team is appealing for witnesses or anyone with CCTV, dashcam or doorbell footage which captured anything suspicious in or around the park between midnight and 2am to come forward.

Email 5552@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 37 of 28th March 2024.

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