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Man attacked by group on Blackburn street in broad daylight

AN investigation has been launched after a man was attacked by a gang in broad daylight.

Officers say the disorder incident occurred on New Bank Road in Blackburn yesterday (July 13) at around 7.50pm.

No arrests have been made yet and luckily nobody appears to have been seriously injured.

A spokesman said: “This is being treated as an isolated incident and there is no wider threat to the public. We will have officers in the area today conducting enquiries and reassurance patrols.

“If you have any concerns, feel free to approach an officer. No arrests have been made at this stage and our enquiries are very much ongoing.

“We would ask anyone with information or CCTV, mobile phone or dashcam footage which could help our investigation to please call 101, quoting log 1348 of July 13, 2021.”