An early-morning assault in Clitheroe town centre has left a man in his 60s with serious injuries with police launching an investigation into the incident.
Ambulance services were called at 5.30am this morning following a report of a man being found with injuries on Greenacre Street off Whalley Road in Clitheroe.
"There's been an assault," a statement from the police read. "Ambulance services were called at 5.30 this morning to a report that a man in his 60s had been found with injuries on Greenacre Street.
"He has been taken to Royal Preston Hospital with a number of serious injuries," the statement continued. "Part of the road has been closed and an investigation is underway."