A man is in custody as police investigate an assault on a city centre street.

Police responded to a report of an assault on a man in Union Terrace at 8pm on Thursday (6 June).

The suspect had left the scene. But after a search a man, 51, was arrested by a York Special Constable.

Police are studying CCTV from the area.

The suspect remains in custody for questioning. Anyone who can help with the investigation can call North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference number 12190102257.