Man attacked in Burnley park

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in a Burnley park.

The 31-year-old victim was walking his dog in Scott Park between 9 - 9-20 p.m. on Wednesday when he was punched in the back of the head twice.

He did not see his attacker but told police he had earlier heard a group of youths in the park.

Anybody with any information can contact the police on 01282 425001 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.