Man injured after assault in Darwen

Lancashire Telegraph: Man injured after assault in Darwen Man injured after assault in Darwen

A MAN has been found in a Darwen street this morning with blood coming from his nose.

Police said witnesses had described how the victim, who is understood to be in his 30s, had been assaulted.

He was found by an off duty police officer in Holden Fold at around 7.50am.

Officers were called by the ambulance service after it was unclear if there were any suspicious circumstances.

A police spokeswoman said the man was conscious and breathing.

A cordon has been put in place and the road was reported to have been shut between its junctions with Moor Lance and Oak Grove.

Anybody with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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6:26pm Fri 14 Feb 14

denidenideni says...

Called an ambulance for a bleeding nose, off duty copper? cordon the road off?
why not just send him home in a taxi at his own expense, why an ambulance?
CRAZY
Called an ambulance for a bleeding nose, off duty copper? cordon the road off? why not just send him home in a taxi at his own expense, why an ambulance? CRAZY denidenideni

6:58pm Fri 14 Feb 14

fireonthemountain says...

Read it again .

Witnesses stated he had been assaulted .

Thankfully there was an off duty officer around who , correctly ,
took immediate action .

No , don't know the facts . Nor do you .

But , I am grateful for our Emergency Services .

You appear to sneer at them .

How sad .
Read it again . Witnesses stated he had been assaulted . Thankfully there was an off duty officer around who , correctly , took immediate action . No , don't know the facts . Nor do you . But , I am grateful for our Emergency Services . You appear to sneer at them . How sad . fireonthemountain

7:45pm Fri 14 Feb 14

camel says...

Headline should read ' Darrenners going soft', for god sake I was assaulted out the back of the Millstone years ago by Jack Eccles but I did try to hit him, he ,he, and he was a mate of mie
Headline should read ' Darrenners going soft', for god sake I was assaulted out the back of the Millstone years ago by Jack Eccles but I did try to hit him, he ,he, and he was a mate of mie camel

4:22am Sat 15 Feb 14

Pommie Art says...

Daren, that says it all, wouldn't touch the place with a barge pole.???
Daren, that says it all, wouldn't touch the place with a barge pole.??? Pommie Art

10:34am Sat 15 Feb 14

the white witch says...

That`s what you call wasting tax payers money
That`s what you call wasting tax payers money the white witch

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