Police are asking for information after a vulnerable man was assaulted.

The attack happened on Tuesday April 9 between 7.30am and 8am close to the junction of Brunshaw Road and Rowley Lane in Burnley.

A police spokesperson said: "We are appealing for information in relation to an assault on a vulnerable male.

"The victim was walking a dog at the time of the assault.

"If you saw this incident, please contact the Police on 101 quoting the log reference 0709 of April 9 or alternatively please email 6402@lancashire.pnn.police.uk."