Men, women and children involved in violent incident in York – and some of them were filming it

Ratcliffe Street at its junction with Falsgrave Crescent, York. Photograph © Google Street View
29 Dec 2020 @ 7.38 pm
| Crime

Police are probing a violent disturbance in York involving a large group of people, including teenage children.

It happened on Falsgrave Crescent and Ratcliffe Street at around 7.45pm last night (Monday, 28 December) and involved numerous people  – men, women, teenage boys and girls. Some of them were filming the incident

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Two people have been arrested and have been released on bail while further enquiries are carried out. However, officers have not ruled out making further arrests.”

Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time who witnessed the incident and has not yet spoken to the police, to contact them.

They are also appealing to anyone who filmed the incident, or has private CCTV or motion activated doorbell video to contact them.

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 Samantha Abel
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email Samantha Abel here
Quote reference number 12200246471