Man Knocked Unconscious With One Punch During Night Out

31 October 2017, 12:30 | Updated: 17 January 2018, 16:41

CCTV shows a man being left in the middle of the road after being knocked unconscious with one punch.

A man was knocked unconscious with one punch, CCTV shows, causing him to fall and hit his head on the floor.

He was knocked unconscious by the blow and was later treated at Royal Preston Hospital for a head injury.

Lancashire Police have released the CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an assault which happened in Chorley last month.

The incident occurred at around 4.15am on September 2 on Market Street after the 27-year-old victim and the offender became involved in a verbal altercation.

PC Leanne Oxley, of Chorley Police, said: “The victim has been left quite shaken by this incident and our enquiries are on-going to establish exactly what happened.

“We would now like to speak to the man in the CCTV images as we believe he may be able to help with our investigation. If you know who he is, or indeed, if you think this may be you, we would ask you to contact us as soon as possible.

“Finally, I would urge anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward as you may have vital information.”

The man police would like to speak to is described as white, around 6ft 2ins tall, and of large build. He was wearing a white t-shirt and jeans.

Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log number 288 of September 2.

Watch the CCTV at the top of this page.