Lancashire Police has asked for the public's help identifying a man who may have witnessed an assault in Brierfield.

The potential witness was seen boarding a bus near the library shortly after the incident and officers believe he may be able to assist with enquiries.

Investigations began after reports that a man was assaulted around 4pm on Sunday, January 9 near the Brierfield Community Centre on Colne Road.

Two men have been arrested in connection with the incident and have been released on bail pending investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 or email quoting log number 1021 of January 9 2020.

Information can also be provided anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.