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Information wanted on Dowry Street fight in Accrington

Police are appealing for information following a large-scale fight on Dowry Street in Accrington in which a man was hurt.

Police are appealing for information following a large-scale fight on Dowry Street in Accrington in which a man was hurt.
 
The incident took place sometime between 5.20pm and 5.35pm on Wednesday, October 24, when two men were witnessed fighting in the street.
 
Further men have then become embroiled in the fight and a 24-year-old man was attacked with a metal bar and sustained fractures to his face and wrist along with bruising to the body.
 
An investigation is underway into the circumstances but police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
 
Detective Sergeant Julie Cross from Accrington Reactive CID said: “This incident has happened at rush hour on the roadside of a residential street so I would appeal to anybody that witnessed it or with any information that could assist with our investigation to come forward.”
 
The men involved in the fight are all understood to be white. Two men aged 28 and 31 from Accrington have been arrested in connection with the offence and are currently on police bail pending further enquires.
 
Anyone with any information should call Lancashire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
 
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