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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information in relation to a serious assault that occurred in York.
The incident happened on Tedder Road between 8pm and 8.15pm on Friday 24 February 2023. A man in 50s was assaulted.
Following the incident the victim required treatment in hospital for a broken cheek bone and broken nose. He has since been released from hospital and is receiving support from the police and NHS.
The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 170cm in height and slim to stocky build. He was wearing all black clothing and had short scruffy hair. It’s also believed that he had a tattoo on his cheek.
Officers are now requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230034866 when passing information.
A police spokesperson commented:
"This was a distressing incident for the victim, who is supporting our investigation.
" When we initially attended at the scene on Friday night we were asking members of the public to remain indoors. This was to help us manage the scene that was put in place following the incident.
" We're currently treating this as an isolated incident and don't believe at this stage that it is connected to any other similar reports.
" I would urge anyone with any information to come forward as it may help our investigation".
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 Owen Foster.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.