Man fighting for his life after attack behind North Yorkshire café
A man is critically injured in hospital after being attacked behind a café in Thirsk.
At around 10pm on Saturday police were called after a 32-year-old man had been assaulted at the back of the White Horse Café in the town’s Market Place.
Enquires suggest that it followed an incident in The Royal pub that had spilled onto the street.
Emergency services attended and the victim was taken to hospital with serious head injuries where he currently remains in a critical condition.
Following enquiries a 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent. He has been released on bail.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Officers understand that a number of people were in the area and witnessed the assault, or incidents surrounding it, and have asked for those people to come forward with any information if they have if they haven’t already spoken to police.”
If you can help, contact the force – details below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for CID Northallerton
- Email CID Northallerton here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12210223112