Serious assault in Thirsk - can you help with this appeal?
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Appeal for witnesses and information following a serious assault in the Market Place in Thirsk.
North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information following a serious assault in Thirsk.
At around 10pm on Saturday (16 October) North Yorkshire Police received a report that a 32-year-old man had been assaulted at the back of the White Horse Café in Thirsk Market Place.
Enquires suggest that it followed an incident in The Royal pub that had spilled onto the street.
Emergency services attended and the victim was taken to hospital with serious head injuries where he currently remains in a critical condition.
Following enquiries a 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent. He has been released on bail.
Officers understand that a number of people were in the area and witnessed the assault, or incidents surrounding it, and have asked for those people to come forward with any information if they have if they haven’t already spoken to police.
Anyone with any information should please email [email protected] or call us on 101 quoting reference number 12210223112.
Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through their website.