A taxi driver needed hospital treatment after being set upon by two men.
The attack happened outside the Jalou cocktail bar on Micklegate at 2.15am yesterday (Sunday).
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “The suspects punched the taxi driver, a local man aged in his 40s, several times in the face which left him with cuts, swelling and bruising.
“He was taken to hospital by the police to receive treatment.
“As part of the investigation, we’re appealing for information about the two suspects and potential nearby witnesses.”
Both men are described as
- 18 to 25 years old
- 5ft 10ins to 6ft tall
- of average build
- and wearing black coloured clothing.
They were with three women who are believed to have witnessed the incident and may know the identity of the suspects.
Anyone with information that could help the investigation can contact police on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Toby Spencer
- Email Toby Spencer here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12220184109