A woman was assaulted in York city centre in the early hours of this morning.

The incident occurred at around 12.40am on Thursday (17 January) on Coney Street.

The woman suffered a minor head injury as a result of the assault and was taken to hospital for treatment.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody at this time.

Anyone who witnessed the assault or the events surrounding it is urged to 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 PC 783 Hardwick
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email PC Hardwick here
Quote reference number 12190009753