Police appeal after man hit with hammer and cosh

A man was subjected to a terrifying attack with a hammer and a cosh which left him suffering cuts and bruises.

Thursday, 5th April 2018, 3:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th April 2018, 3:36 pm
Police are investigating

Now police are appealing for information after the incident at a house in St Annes.

It occurred at around at around 8.30pm on Friday March 23, when a man and a woman arrived at the flat in All Saints Road, armed with the hammer and the cosh.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was inside the property when he was attacked.

The pair then left the scene in a black Ford Focus.

PC Joe Isaacs, of Lancashire Constabulary’s West Division, said: “This was a nasty unprovoked attack by two people who were known to the victim.

“We are now trying to establish the circumstances and would like anyone who witnessed the incident, or who saw a man and a woman arriving or leaving All Saints Road in a black Ford Focus around the time of the incident to come forward and tell us what they saw.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 01253 607049 or 101 quoting WA1805913

*A 48-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and have been released under investigation.