Man punched in the face on York bus – Police appeal for witnesses
A man was attacked while travelling on a York bus.
The incident happened on the Number 1 First York bus service at 1.10pm yesterday (Thursday, 9 March).
It involved a local man aged in his 50s being punched as the bus was travelling towards Acomb.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The victim received facial injuries as a result of the assault.
“The victim and suspect, who are not known to each other, both left the bus at The Regent stop on York Road.
“Officers are are appealing for witnesses to the assault, as the bus had other passengers on it at the time.”
The suspect is described as
- a white man
- aged 45-55 years old
- about 5ft 10ins tall
- with short grey hair
- and wearing a grey jacket.
If you can help police, you can contact them on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Fiona Wilding
- Email Fiona Wilding here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12230043171