We have received reports that 6 men attacked another man and drove off in his vehicle.
The attack happened early Friday morning (23rd) off New Hall Lane. A group of six men were seen vandalising a silver Audi car around 4am, leaving the owner with injuries to his hands and face. The vandals later made off in his vehicle.
The car owner, 24, arrived at Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries.
Detective Inspector Nick Hills, of Preston CID, said: “An investigation is underway after a shocking and violent assault in Preston today.
“A man has been left with some severe injuries to his hands and face and we want to establish exactly what happened.
“While this assault took place in the early hours, it would have been a noisy and loud disturbance. We believe a number of people will have seen what happened.
“If you can assist in our investigation, please come forward.”
Police think the man had been driving the Audi on New Hall Lane before being attacked by the masked gang.
Do you have information of this attack? Ring 101 and quote “0143” of November 23rd.