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Witness appeal after teenager injured in York assault

Last modified: 17 October 2018 at 04:33pm

Police in York are appealing for witnesses after an assault which left a teenager with serious injuries.

At about 2.30am on Sunday 30 October, the 17-year-old victim was assaulted on Clifford Street, York, outside Kuda. The offender was part of a group of men, some of whom were wearing fancy dress.

The victim, from Copmanthorpe, suffered a serious injury to his mouth, which required hospital treatment.

A 21-year-old man from Haxby was arrested on suspicion of assault in connection with this incident. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information about it, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. Select option 2 and ask for the York Investigation Hub. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote reference number 12160196953 when passing information.

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