Police hunting man after Pendle woman suffers several broken fingers

Police want to speak to a man in connection to an assault in Nelson.

Monday, 1st April 2019, 3:46 pm
Updated Monday, 1st April 2019, 3:49 pm
Police have named a man they want to speak to

Officers are keen to speak to Michael Hickson (35) in connection with a wounding at an address on Claremont Terrace, Nelson, on February 23rd, when a woman suffered several broken fingers.

Hickson from Preston is described as white, around 5ft 9in. tall, of medium build, with short, dark brown hair and brown eyes. He has Chinese characters tattooed on the left side of his neck and his surname on his right forearm.

He has links to Preston, Nelson and Longridge.

Michael Hickson

PC Ben Wignall, of Burnley Police, said: “We want to trace Hickson and are asking anybody who has seen him, or knows where he may be, to contact us as soon as possible.”

Anybody with information is asked to email [email protected] or ring 101, quoting log number 1377 of February 23rd. Alternatively independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111