Man suffers serious injury in York robbery

Mill Street in York. Photograph @ Google Street View
30 Jul 2016 @ 11.05 am
| Crime, News
Mill Street in York. Photograph @ Google Street View
Mill Street in York. Photograph @ Google Street View

A man is in hospital with a serious injury after a robbery in York.

The 35-year-old local man suffered a serious head injury in the incident, which took place on Mill Street near to Piccadilly and George Street, between 6.40pm and 7pm on Friday (July 29).

The victim was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Police investigating the incident have cordoned off an area on Mill Street and George Street. Officers remain on scene whilst enquiries continue.

Anyone who was in the area of Mill Street and George Street between 6.40pm and 7pm on Friday is asked to contact police as they may have information vital to the investigation.

In particular, anyone who saw a group of youths is urged to get in touch.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, press 1 and pass information to the force control room
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12160135699

A 15 year old boy from York has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.