Man stabbed in York after being attacked from behind
A man has been stabbed by an unknown assailant in York.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information after the man was attacked near Arran Place.
It happened between 3.30pm and 3.40pm on Friday (3 June) as the victim was walking across the grassed area towards Arran Place.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “He was approached from behind by an unknown suspect and was stabbed once in the back of his thigh before the suspect ran off in an unknown direction.
“Thankfully, the victim was not seriously injured but did require hospital treatment.”
A witness told YorkMix that armed police and an ambulance were called to the scene on Friday.
Officers are appealing for witnesses to the attack to get in touch as soon as possible to assist the investigation – contact details below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Antony Lockey-Smith
- Email PC Lockey-Smith here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12220095459