Man suffers broken leg in York playing field attack

29 Jan 2021 @ 10.44 am
| Crime

A man suffered a broken leg after an assault in York.

The incident occurred around 11am on Monday (25 January) at the playing field near Union Terrace.

A man approached another man and pushed him to the ground. The assault resulted in the victim suffering a broken leg.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for anyone with information about the identity of the man involved or another man who was on the field at the same time.

“One man left the scene on a mountain bike and the other on foot, both were seen heading onto Clarence Street.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police – see below.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC 41 Dave Ellison
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email PC Ellison here
Quote reference number 12210047310