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Appeal following assault in Scarborough

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Police in Scarborough are appealing for witnesses and information about an apparent unprovoked assault on a 17-year-old boy.

It happened on Stepney Road at approximately 11am on Monday 19 February 2018.

The victim sustained a cut to the back of his neck which required hospital treatment.

The suspect’s identity is currently unknown and efforts are ongoing to trace him. He is described as white, around 5ft in height and 17 to 18 years old. He was wearing a black coat and blue jeans.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Matthew Forsyth, You can also email Matthew.Forsyth1997@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 12180029281.


Contact details:
Matthew Forsyth - #1997
Matthew.Forsyth1997@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 31997
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Last modified: February 22, 2018