Serious sexual assault on woman in York pub

The police cordon at the Watergate Inn on Walmgate. Photographs: Jack Titley
12 Jul 2017 @ 6.15 pm
| Crime, News

Police in York are investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman at a city centre pub.

Officers were called to The Watergate Inn on Walmgate at 3pm today (Wednesday, July 12).

A woman aged in her 20s has been taken to hospital for treatment. A 41-year-old man and a 52-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Another view of the cordon on Walmgate
Jorvik Hair and the route to the pub’s riverside beer garden were also behind the tape
Police at the scene on Wednesday evening

A police cordon is in place at the scene while enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances.

Witnesses are urged to contact North Yorkshire Police.

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Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and ask for the Force Control Room
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12170122081