Man spat at in racist assault on main York road

Hull Road, at its junction with Carlton Avenue. Photograph © Google Street View
2 Oct 2020 @ 5.20 pm
| Crime

A man was spat at in a racially aggravated assault in York.

The incident took place on Hull Road, near the junction of Carlton Avenue, at 1pm on Monday (28 September).

The victim, a man in his 30s, was spat on by another man.

Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help identify the suspect.

He is described as

  • a South Asian
  • between 20-40 years-old
  • over 5ft 7 ins tall
  • of average build
  • unshaven with a little bit of a beard and moustache
  • and had wavy, short hair.

At the time the suspect was described as wearing a dark blue/purple T-shirt and carrying a green/light brown and cream army rucksack.

Anyone with information , including any CCTV, dash-cam or doorbell-camera footage, that could assist the investigation or help to identify the suspect 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 Timothy Kampen
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email Timothy Kampen here
Quote reference number 12200170755