Detectives are appealing for information after a man was found with serious injuries in a Blackpool street.
Police were contacted by the ambulance service at about 2.20am yesterday (Sunday) to a report that they were treating a man in Dale Street Mews.
He was missing his shoes, mobile phone and wallet.
The man, 53, was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital suffering from a broken jaw and cheek and cuts and bruises. His injuries are serious but not life threatening.
Officers are trying to establish how the man came by his injuries and are trying to piece together his movements. He was last seen in Ma Kelly’s at about 4pm.
Detective Insp Alisa Wilson, of Blackpool CID, said: “This man has suffered some very serious injuries and we are trying to establish how he came to be where he was found and how he came by his injuries. I would appeal for anyone with information to get in touch.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0149 of May 12th or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.