A man needed hospital treatment after being attacked at a popular North Yorkshire beach.
It happened at about 7.30am to 7.40am on Monday 27 March in Whitby near the beach huts.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The suspect, who was wearing a distinctive blue jacket featuring a ‘Sports Council Wales’ logo, was walking a black labrador dog on the beach when he assaulted a local man near to the Whitby beach huts.
“The victim suffered a back injury and received medical treatment at hospital.”
Police issued a photograph of a man they wanted to talk to in connection with the incident. That man has now been identified.
If you have any other information that could help police, you can contact them on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1
- Email Fiona Wilding here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12230054345