Man injured in nightclub attack in Burnley

Police are appealing for information after a man suffered a serious injury during an attack at a Burnley nightclub.

Tuesday, 3rd April 2018, 1:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd April 2018, 1:56 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses

At around 1-15am on Easter Monday the man, in his 30s, was struck to the face inside the BB11 club in Hargreaves Street.

He suffered a serious cut under his eye and a chipped tooth and was taken to Burnley Hospital for treatment.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He has been released under investigation.

DC David Bowler, of Lancashire Constabulary’s East Division CID, said: “We are still trying to establish the circumstances of this attack, which has left the victim with a nasty injury to his face.

“He is likely to be scarred for life.

“At the time of the attack there were a lot of people on the dance floor and the surrounding area who will have seen what happened.

“We would ask them to come forward and tell us what they saw.”

Any witnesses are asked to call 01254 353968 or 101 quoting EF1804422.