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Appeal after 18-year-old woman found unconscious on the pavement

Two men were arrested after an 18-year-old woman was found unconscious on a road.

Police are appealing for witnesses and footage after they were called to Pimbo Lane in Upholland shortly before 6.30am on Monday, where they found an 18-year-old woman with serious head injuries.

She was taken to hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

A 19-year-old man from Bickerstaffe and a 22-year-old man from Skelmersdale were arrested on suspicion of Section 18 Assault.

They have since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

DS Di Higham, of West Lancs CID, said: “As a result of this incident a young woman has been left with some very nasty injuries and at the moment we are working to establish the full circumstances of what has gone on.

“We would ask any witnesses or anybody with CCTV, dashcam or mobile footage which could assist our enquiries to get in contact with police as soon as possible.

“A number of members of the public stopped to help the victim and I would personally like to thank them all for their assistance.”

Anyone with information is asked to email 64@lancashire.police.uk or call 101, quoting log 0271of July 19, 2021.

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