Teenage girl leads gang attack and robbery on York man

The Jet garage on Lawrence Street. Photograph: Google Street View

The Jet garage on Lawrence Street. Photograph: Google Street View
The Jet garage on Lawrence Street. Photograph: Google Street View
A teenage girl led a gang attack and robbery on a York man.

The incident happened at about 4am on Sunday, March 29 as the 40-year-old man from York was walking along Lawrence Street in York near to the Jet garage.

He was approached by a teenage girl who engaged him in conversation before assaulting him. A group of other people, believed to be men, then attacked the victim from behind, kicking and punching him.

They stole his phone, wallet and other personal items.

The victim sustained cuts and bruises during the incident and was very shaken up what happened.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity in the area to contact them – details below.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for York CID
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email York CID here
Quote reference number 12150050936