Police issue CCTV after brutal gang attack on two men in York

The men York police want to talk to

The men York police want to talk to

Do you recognise these men?

Police want to talk to them after a late-night gang attack left two men with serious injuries.

At about 4.15am on Monday May 1 the two men were attacked by a group of men and women in the Castlegate area.

Both were found unconscious with serious injuries.

One of them was taken to York Hospital for treatment where he remained for two nights.

Urgent appeal

Castlegate, York. Photograph © Google Street View

As well as releasing the CCTV images, police have issued the following descriptions of the suspects.

Have you seen them?

The first man is…

white
with dark short hair
of muscular build

He was wearing

a dark T-shirt
blue jeans
and black Adidas trainers

The second man is…

white
smaller in height
of average build
with dark short hair

He was wearing

a black shirt
and blue jeans with lighter colour patches above the knees

Officers are urgently appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or was in the area at the time, to get in touch.

In particular, they are appealing to anyone who can help identify the two men in the CCTV stills to come forward.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Amanda Bostwick
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Amanda Bostwick here
Quote reference number 12170074267