A boy was grabbed and punched in the face by a man in an unprovoked attack.
The boy, 13, was cycling home from school on Hob Moor, off Tadcaster Road, at about 3.45pm on Tuesday (February 7).
A man aged about 30-40 grabbed him and punched him several times in the face before making off towards Tadcaster Road on foot.
The boy received minor injuries to his face, and was checked over by paramedics after the incident.
Police have issued this description of the suspect.
Have you seen him?
The suspect is…
|aged around 30-40|
|about 5ft 8ins tall|
|of slim build|
|a dark shaved head|
|stubble to the face|
|and was wearing dark clothing|
A spokeswoman for North Yorkshire Police said: