Man punched in the face in city centre assault

Davygate at its junction with New Street. Photograph © Google Street View
10 Sep 2020 @ 8.48 am
| Crime

A man was attacked in York city centre and police are seeking a key witness.

It happened on the junction of Davygate with New Street at 1am on Monday, 31 August.

A man was approached by another man who punched him. The victim has was left shaken and sustained bruising to the face.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for information from a taxi driver who dropped off a number of men at this location, one of whom went onto to commit the offence.”

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

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC41 Ellison
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email PC41 Ellison here
Quote reference number 12200154176