Assault appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Skelmersdale.

The 46 year old was punched by a motorist on Wigan Road at 5.45pm on Tuesday, October 18.

As he was crossing the road a car failed to signal and drove towards the man meaning he had to move to avoid being the hit by the car. He voiced his displeasure at the driver and the car stopped and the driver got out of the vehicle and punched the man who fell to the ground.

Anyone with information is asked to call Skelmersdale police on 0845 1 25 35 45 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at