Man hurt in York city centre assault

High Petergate in York. Photograph © Google Street View
24 Jan 2018 @ 10.13 am
| Crime, News

York police are apppealing for information surrounding a city centre assault that left a man injured.

It happened on High Petergate at about 12.53pm on Sunday, January 14.

The victim, a white man in his early 50s from York, was “assaulted by an unknown male resulting in injury”, said a force spokeswoman.

North Yorkshire Police have issued this description of the suspect.

Have you seen him?

The suspect is…

aged between 40 and 50
about 6ft tall
and of stocky build

He was wearing

a blue jacket
blue jeans
white trainers
and a hat.

“We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident,” said the spokeswoman.

“In particular, we are appealing for information about the suspect involved in the assault.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Annabelle Lumley-Holmes
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Annabelle Lumley-Holmes here
Quote reference number NYP-14012018-0204