Women suffer facial injuries in Sowerby Bridge bar assault

Bar Francisca, Sowerby Bridge.
Bar Francisca, Sowerby Bridge.

A woman suffered a fractured eye sockect and cuts to her face during an assault by a man in a Sowerby Bridge bar.

The incident happened on Sunday 24 June at around 10.30pm at Bar Francisca on Wharf Street.

Two women, aged 29 and 31 were assaulted by a man at the bar. Both women victims suffered injuries, one a fractured eye socket and further cuts and bruising to her face. The other suffered injuries to her nose and swollen left eye.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his early 20s, 5ft 8”, stocky build, short dark hair and stubble on his chin.

Police are appealing for members of the public who witnessed anything or have any information about the incident to come forward to the police to assist with the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Halifax CID via 101 quoting crime reference number 13180307710.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.