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Police launch appeal after pub attack victim suffers broken jaw


DETECTIVES have launched a public appeal after four members of staff were assaulted in a Warrington town centre pub – with one suffering a broken jaw.

The incident took place 1.15am during the early hours of Sunday 26 November when officers were called to reports of a disturbance at the Feathers public house on Bridge Street.

Officers quickly attended the scene and found that four members of staff had been assaulted after requesting two men to leave the premises. Following the incident both of the men fled the scene.

As a result of the attack one of the victims suffered a broken jaw, whilst a second sustained a laceration to his face which required hospital treatment. The two other victims suffered bruising and swelling.

Detective Constable Darren Burns said: “Enquiries in relation to this incident are currently ongoing and as part investigation I’m keen to hear from anyone who believes they many have any information which could assist our enquiries.

“I’d specifically like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, the Feathers is a busy premises and I believe that there will have been a lot of people at the pub who may hold vital information.”

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 62 of 26/11/2017. Information can also be passed anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

A 35-year-old man, from Salford, and a 32-year-old man, from Worsley, have been arrested on suspicion of assault in relation to the incident. The 35-year-old-man has since been released pending further enquiries; the 32-year-old remains under arrest at the current time.


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