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Police appeal after man suffers facial injuries in Scarborough

Last modified: 15 March 2021 at 12:42pm

Police are appealing for information about an incident in Scarborough after a man suffered serious facial injuries.

He was crossing Falsgrave Road near Sainsbury’s when the incident happened.

A vehicle may have been involved but the man has no recollection of what happened.

Falsgrave Road in Scarborough
The crossing in Falsgrave Road. (Stock image courtesy of Google Maps – image and was not taken at the time of the incident)

It is possible that he sustained the injuries after his head hit the pedestrian railings on the traffic island, knocking himself unconscious.

The man – who is in his 20s, around 5ft 11ins tall and is slim – was treated in hospital for multiple injuries on his face.

It happened at about 9.10am on Wednesday (10 March).

Officers investigating the incident are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who had a close miss with a pedestrian in the area to come forward.

They are also keen to hear from anyone who has dashcam or CCTV footage from the area at the time.

Please contact North Yorkshire Police by calling 101, select option 2 and ask for Stephen Bannister.

You can also email PC Bannister at Stephen.Bannister@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote reference 12210075046 when sharing information.

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