Police investigating an assault against a boy in New Earswick, York, are appealing for information.
A man is believed to have grabbed an 11-year-old boy by the throat before leaving the scene on a bicycle.
It happened on Alder Way between Conifer Close and Spruce Close at around 3.10pm to 3.20pm on Wednesday, 14 September.
Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident, including CCTV or dashcam footage in the area which may have picked up the incident or the suspects following the incident.
The suspect is described as white, in his late 20s to early 30s, around 6ft tall and had a shaved/ bald head and a short dark beard.
He rode a grey bike and potentially had an over-the-shoulder JD-style bag.
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 Claire-Louise Viney.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220164837.