Appeal for information after teenager assaulted in York
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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information after an assault on a 14 year old boy in York.
The incident happened around 6.15pm on Friday 29 July 2022 on the cycle lane behind James Street Caravan Park when a man assaulted a 14 year old boy by punching him in the face.
The boy suffered swelling to his face but did not require further treatment.
We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
In particular, we are appealing for anyone who could identify the man who is described as white in his late 30’s, very tanned and 5ft 9 tall. He is described as being a medium build, stocky with a black bushy beard and wearing a black beanie. He had a tattoo on the back of his right calf and was wearing black shorts, black trainers, a black top and a black rucksack.
He was last seen riding his scooter along the cycle lane, away from the city centre.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected] You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC577 Jonathan Gillespie.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220133295.