Lancashire

'Violent attack' on man in Colne is investigated

A man found seriously hurt in a Lancashire park suffered a "violent and sustained assault", police have said.

Police were called to the park area near Hawley Street in Colne at about 03:30 BST on Saturday.

They found the 28-year-old man with serious head and facial injuries and he was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

The area was cordoned off while crime scene investigators were called to examine the scene.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact police.

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