Police appeal following unprovoked attack on a man in Whitby
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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an assault on man that occurred outside The Dolphin Hotel in Whitby on Saturday 26 February 2022 at 11.10pm.
The incident is believed to have been an unprovoked attack which has left the victim with significant bruising and swelling to the eye.
We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing to anyone who witnessed the assault to come forward contact us.
We’d particularly like to speak to a man who was with two other men and a women seen near to the pub, as he may hold important information.
He’s described as aged early to late 20's with a slim build, short dark hair, dark stubble facial hair and had tattoos on one of his arms. He was wearing trainers, dark coloured jeans and a black short sleeve t-shirt and was seen to be with two other men and a woman.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask to speak to PC Eve Chinnock 1636. You can also email [email protected]
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220034665.