ASSAULT ON LORD STREET SOUTHPORT February 28th, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments WITNESS APPEAL – ASSAULT ON LORD STREET – SOUTHPORT Detectives are investigating after a man was assaulted by two other men in Southport at the weekend. Officers were called to Lord Street following the attack, which happened at around 2am on Sunday, 23 February near to the taxi rank outside Edinburgh Woollen Mill. The victim, a 20-year-old man, was assaulted by two men in the queue in what is believed to have been an unprovoked attack. The victim sustained serious injuries during the incident and was knocked unconscious. He was taken to hospital for treatment for extensive bruising to his face and torso. The offenders are described as white men, around 6ft tall and in their twenties. One of the men was of a stocky build with dark shaven hair and was wearing a red striped top while the other man was of a slim to medium build with short fair hair and was wearing a light coloured top. Detective Constable Adam Youds, said: “This was a vicious assault on a young man enjoying a night out and we are determined to bring the offenders to justice. “It is believed that one of the offenders continued to assault the victim as he lay unconscious on the ground. “This is clearly despicable behaviour and we appeal to anyone with any information about the incident to come forward in case they can help our investigation.” Police urge anyone with any information to call 0151 777 3059, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!