Police are appealing for witnesses after a man bit another man's ear in a fight outside a bar.

Police were called around 12.10am on Saturday October 23 to a fight outside Number 15 bar in St Annes Road West, St Annes.

Officers attended the scene and found a man in his 40s with a serious injury to his ear.

He was later taken to hospital.

Following enquiries detectives believe a man had bitten the victim’s ear during a fight before running from the scene.

Detectives are now appealing for information.

Det Con Kirstie Clarke, of Blackpool CID, said: “We are appealing for witnesses after a man was left with a life changing injury to his ear following a serious assault in St Annes.

“The attacker made off from the scene and we believe many people will have seen what happened.

“If you can assist our enquiries please come forward immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email 5800@lancashire.police.uk quoting log 0019 of October 23.

Alternatively call independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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