A 62-year-old man has been left with a broken arm after an assault on Deepdale Mill Street.
The man was an apparent witness to a group of men verbally abusing a woman in Preston before he was attacked.
Coming to the woman’s assistance the men turned on the elderly man, resulting in the victim left on the ground after losing consciousness.
Lancashire Police are now looking for more information about the incident, which happened around 10pm, Sunday night.
“If you know the men involved, or, if you were the woman at the scene, we want to speak to you. Any information could prove crucial.”
Anyone with information can contact Lancashire Police on 101.