Four people arrested following violent clash at Knavesmire

Knavesmire, York. Photograph © Google Street View
16 Jul 2020 @ 4.24 pm
| Crime

A man suffered a serious head injury after violence flared at Knavesmire.

Police were called to the incident at 9.30am today (Thursday), when at least two vehicles – one black and one white – were seen on the land. A white VW Polo then made off from the scene.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said:

  • It is believed a violent altercation took place involving a number of people.

    Police and paramedics attended the scene.

    One man suffered a serious head injury and he has been taken by ambulance to hospital for treatment.

Another man also received hospital treatment for a head injury.

Officers have arrested three men aged 35, 29, and 25, and a 20-year-old woman, on suspicion of affray.

They are being held in custody for questioning while enquiries continue.

Witnesses or anyone with information are urged to call North Yorkshire Police.

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