Man in his 60s has ribs broken in violent attack on York footpath

The footpath off Water End, York opposite the RSPCA Animal Home. Photograph © Google Street View
29 Mar 2016 @ 4.20 pm
| Crime

A man in his 60s was badly hurt after being attacked in York on Easter Saturday.

The man suffered broken ribs and facial injuries in the assault.

It happened between 10.50pm and 11.10pm on Saturday, March 26.

He was attacked on the public footpath in view of the road opposite the RSPCA on Water End, York.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for DC Andrea Robinson or the York Serious Crime Team
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12160052872

A 24-year-old man has been charged with wounding with intent in relation to this incident.

He appeared at York Magistrates Court on Tuesday (March 29).