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Appeal after 12-year-old boy assaulted in York

Last modified: 9 October 2020 at 04:44pm

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an assault in Acomb, York.

It happened near to the junction of Boroughbridge Road and Beckfield Lane, between 3.20pm and 3.43pm on Wednesday 7 October 2020. A 12-year-old boy was pushed from his bike by an unidentified male into the road and oncoming traffic.

The boy sustained a soft tissue injury to his ankle, which has been treated at hospital. The boy is understandably shaken by this incident.

We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

In particular, we are appealing for information regarding the identity of the male, or anyone who may have dash camera footage of the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Rachel Hughes. You can also email rachel.hughes@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200176367.

Contact details:
Rachel Hughes - #356
rachel.hughes@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 101
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