Three arrested after disturbance at York flats leaves one man in hospital

1 Feb 2017 @ 6.14 pm
| Crime, News

Three people were arrested, a man was hospitalised and a police officer assaulted following a disturbance in York.

Officers were called to a disturbance in the communal area of some flats on Grosvenor Terrace at around 9.50pm on Tuesday (January 31).

A man was found with face and arm injuries and was taken to York Hospital for treatment.

An ashtray was also thrown at police officers when they arrived. A number of suspected stolen bicycles were also recovered from the property.

Assault and theft

Police have arrested three people in connection with the incident.

An 18-year-old man and a woman, 36, were arrested on suspicion of assault, assaulting a police officer and theft of a bicycle.

Police also received a report of a stolen car connected to the incident and stopped a 34-year-old man on George Hudson Street in the vehicle. He was arrested on suspicion of assault and theft of a motor vehicle, and released on bail while enquiries continue.

The 18-year-old and 36-year-old remain in police custody.

Residents reported significant police activity on the street, just off Bootham, on Tuesday night. Witnesses said officers in both marked and unmarked police cars were on the street, as well as an ambulance.

Detectives wearing blue gloves were seen gathering evidence at a property on the street.

Recently the Grosvenor Terrace Residents’ Association met with police representatives to discuss their concerns about drug dealing in the street.