UPDATE: Following yesterday’s appeal ,a 43 year old man from Ormskirk has been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 – wounding with intent.
Appeal following Ormskirk assault
POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man and woman they would like to speak to after a 23 year old man was assaulted in Ormskirk town centre.
At around 2.30am on Sunday 13 July 2014 the victim was seen in The Kebab House on Church Street with a group of friends before leaving and walking towards Derby Street. It is believed that he was assaulted between 2.50am and 3am on the corner of The Stiles car park near Derby Street West. He sustained a broken jaw which required hospital treatment.
Police would like to speak to the man and woman pictured in the CCTV image. It is believed they were with another man and woman and were seen leaving The Kebab House at approximately 2.50am on the night of the assault.
DC Kate Ellison of Skelmersdale Police said: “This was a nasty assault which left the victim requiring an operation on his broken jaw and enquiries are underway to establish the circumstances of the assault. We believe the man and woman pictured in the CCTV image may have been in the vicinity at the time of the incident and I would appeal to anybody who recognises them or knows who they are to contact me at Skelmersdale CID on 01695 566158.
Alternatively anybody with any information can contact police on 101 quoting crime reference number CJ1408037 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.
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