Girl, 16, attacked by another teenager in riverside assault

The river next to Museum Gardens in York. Photograph: YorkMix
18 Aug 2020 @ 5.16 pm
| Crime

A 16-year-old girl was attacked by the river in York – and police are searching for witnesses.

It happened on the banks of the Ouse by Museum Gardens at about 6.20pm on Saturday (15 August) and involved a 16-year-old girl being assaulted by another 16-year-old girl before a member of the public intervened.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said:

  • We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

    In particular officers would like to hear from the member of public who intervened.

    Are you that member of the public? If so, please get in touch.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.

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Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Joe Danson
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email Joe Danson here
Quote reference number 12200141613