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Police release description of attacker after assault in York

Last modified: 5 August 2021 at 01:32pm

Police investigating an assault in York have released a description of the suspects.

A man was attacked on Mayfield Grove near Tadcaster Road, at around 7pm on Saturday 24 July.

A group of men and women are believed to have been involved.

Police are particularly keen to trace a man who is described as while, in his 30s and around 5ft 11ins to 6ft tall.

He had strawberry blond hair with short back and sides, which was slicked back with gel.

He was wearing a white short-sleeved shirt, grey tailored shorts and had a red, tanned face.

A woman in a bright yellow dress was also involved, and police are also appealing for information about her identity.

The incident occurred after contact on Tadcaster Road with a group.

The victim walked down Mayfield Grove where the male suspect ran after him and assaulted him to the face a number of times before running back to re-join the group and walking away from the area.

We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident, in particular any CCTV or doorbell footage.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Mike Halstead. You can also email mike.halstead@northyorkshire..police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210167310.

Contact details:
Mike Halstead - #0529
mike.halstead@northyorkshire.police.uk | 30529
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