Man, 32, suffers serious head injuries in York city centre attack

Bootham Row, York. Photograph © Google Street View
7 Nov 2016 @ 5.31 am
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A man has suffered serious head injuries after being attacked on a York street.

At around 3.25am on Saturday (November 5), a 32-year-old York man was assaulted on Bootham Row and knocked to the ground.

He was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary with serious head injuries where he currently remains in a serious condition.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward. In particular, they are appealing to a group of three men, possibly aged in their late teens, one of which called for an ambulance, to contact them.

The men left the scene before the emergency services arrived.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for York Serious Crime Team
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12160200865

Two men from York aged 18 and 19 have been arrested in connection with the incident and released on police bail while enquiries continue.