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Appeal for witnesses to York assault

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an assault that occurred in York city centre.

It happened on Coney Street, York, just before 6.30pm on Saturday 22 August 2015 and involved a 25-year-old local man. The incident happened in the street outside TKMaxx.

The man was taken to York District Hospital by ambulance where he was treated and later discharged. He had several stitches in his face.

We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone who saw the assault take place, assisted the victim with essential first aid and anyone who saw two men running towards St Helens Square at that time of the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Lucy Tate.

You can also email Lucy.Tate@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 12150147421.

25th August 2015

Last modified: June 10, 2016