Car hit with hammer and vehicles damaged in hit and run following 'altercation' in Rivington

A car was "extensively damaged" by a hammer following an altercation in a car park near Rivington Hall Barn.

Monday, 11th January 2021, 4:19 pm

Two groups of people were reportedly involved in an "altercation" in Rivington Lane at around 2.30pm yesterday (January 10).

Police said the argument resulted in a car being "extensively damaged" by a hammer.

Another car, believed to be a black Vauxhall Corsa, was then "driven dangerously" by a man in the car park where it "collided with several other vehicles". He then fled the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Rivington Lane.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who saw the incident unfold, or has any footage of the altercation, to come forward.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "We would like to reassure the public that this was an isolated incident and isn't the type of incident we are used to seeing in the Rivington area."

Anyone with information that may help police should email [email protected]

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