Woman assaulted at York taxi rank

A woman was assaulted at a York city centre taxi rank.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident on Duncombe Place in the early hours of Sunday (February 4).

At around 12.35am there was an altercation involving men and women which resulted in a woman being assaulted. A man who was involved left the area before police arrived.

He is described as

  • white
  • 5ft 8ins tall
  • with dark hair
  • and wearing dark clothing.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on the numbers below.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Emily Clark
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Emily Clark here
Quote reference number 12180020021