A vulnerable man has been assaulted in Strensall, York.
It happened at 7.39pm on Barley Rise on Friday 22 December. The victim who was walking home was approached and hit from behind by a male.
The male was wearing dark clothing with a hood up and reflective motifs on the lower calves.
It is believed he was with another male who was wearing shorts, a red ruck sack and pushing a bike shortly before the assault occurred.
The victim was assessed by ambulance crew at the scene.
Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help identify the male wearing dark clothing and establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected]
You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101 and ask for Martin Scott. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230242397.