A gang of youths attacked a couple close to York Minster, police revealed today.
It happened on High Petergate near the Minster at 10pm on Saturday (27 January).
A gang of about ten youths surrounded and assaulted a man in his 20s and a woman in her 50s.
The woman received a cut to her knee and the man received a bruise to his face.
A third person, who was also with the man and woman, a woman in her 20s, was unhurt.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.”
If you can help police, you can contact them on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Joanne Bell
- Email Joanne Bell in the York Initial Enquiry Team here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12240016641