Teenage gang attack moped rider in York city centre

23 Nov 2020 @ 9.50 am
| Crime

A delivery rider was abused and assaulted by a group of teenagers in York city centre.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the man was injured in the incident.

At about 9.20pm on Friday (20 November) a delivery driver was on his moped waiting at a red light at the junction of St Leonard’s Place and Duncombe Place in York.

A group of about eight males, aged in their late teens, shouted abuse at him, and then kicked the back of the moped, causing him to fall.

They then assaulted the victim, before running off towards Gillygate.

The victim was treated by a paramedics for a facial injury.

Anyone who saw the incident, or knows who is responsible, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC David Waite
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email PC Waite here
Quote reference number 12200204844