A man had to be rushed to hospital with life threatening injuries after being set upon by a gang in Northallerton.
He was walking home from his workplace when he was subjected to a serious attack by four men, between 4am and 4.47am on Sunday (2 July).
It is thought that the assault took place somewhere between Northallerton Leisure Centre and The Crown Inn on the junction of Northallerton Road and Lead Lane.
The victim is white, in his early forties, 5ft 6in tall with a proportionate build and grey hair.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information about the incident.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “In particular, we are appealing for any sightings of the man or anyone else who was in the area at the time.
“We also ask that if anybody has any dashcam footage or CCTV footage from the area at or around the time of the incident to come forward.”
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