60-year-old man suffers ‘serious facial injuries’ in attack outside York shop

The One Stop Shop on Acomb Road. Photograph © Google Maps
28 Oct 2015 @ 5.39 pm
| Crime
The One Stop Shop on Acomb Road. Photograph © Google Maps
The One Stop Shop on Acomb Road. Photograph © Google Maps

A ‘vulnerable’ 60-year-old man was attacked outside a York shop and suffered serious facial injuries.

The man was assaulted outside the One Stop Shop on Acomb Road at about 4.25pm on Sunday (October 25).

He was verbally abused before being assaulted by another man or youth.

The victim was treated for facial injuries at York Hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack, in particular two men who approached the scene of the incident shortly after the assault.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire on the numbers below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Detective Constable Laura Wood in York Serious Crime Team
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Det Con Wood here
Quote reference number 12150189922