A man was left with injuries to his face after he was attacked on a cycle path in York.

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about the incident, which occurred on Chesney Fields at around 12.05am on Saturday (25 May).

The man was walking home across the cycle path when three males approached and attacked him.


The victim was left with facial injuries and the three suspects ran towards Gale Lane. Other members of the public stopped and provided first aid and reassurance until police arrived.

The victim was then taken to hospital where he was later released.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said:

  • We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

    In particular, we are appealing for information about anyone who witnessed the incident occur or knows who is responsible.

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

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for David Ellison
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email David Ellison here
Quote reference number 12190093733

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