York appeal: Police investigating suspected homophobic assault at Wigginton pub
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Police in York are appealing for witnesses and information about a suspected homophobic assault.
It happened in the bar area of the Black Horse Inn at Wigginton at around 9.55pm on Friday 4 August 2023.
It was reported that homophobic language was used prior to and during the assault by the suspects, a man and a woman.
The victim suffered injuries to his body, legs and hands. He reported the incident to the police on Monday 7 August.
As part of ongoing enquiries including reviewing CCTV from within the pub, we are appealing for information about the full verbal exchange that occurred between the parties and any physical altercations that may have been witnessed.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected] or call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for James Hudson.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote North Yorkshire Police reference 12230147406 when providing details.