A man has died following a disturbance at a store in York city centre, police revealed this morning.
He was taken to hospital after the incident at Mappin & Webb on Coney Street at about 4.40pm yesterday (Tuesday).
He was aged in his 30s and from York.
Three men, two aged in their 40s and one aged in his 50s have been arrested in connection with the incident. They remain in police custody for questioning.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The circumstances of the incident remain under investigation and we are not in a position to provide any further details at this time.
“We do ask that anyone who was in the Mappin and Webb jeweller’s store opposite Boots, or in Coney Street at the junction of Spurriergate and Market Street and saw the disturbance but has not yet spoken to the police, to please get in touch as soon as possible.”
If you can help, call 101 and pass information for incident 405 of 26 July.
If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The cordon on Coney Street has now been lifted.