Man seriously hurt in suspected assault in York city centre

A man was seriously hurt in what police are describing as a city centre disturbance.

The 40-year-old man is in hospital after the incident, which took place in Rougier Street at around 5am on Sunday (July 8).

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault. He currently remains in police custody while enquiries continue.

The injured man is in hospital and his condition is described as serious.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, or the circumstances leading up to it.

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 call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12180122753