Teenager left with serious facial injuries after being attacked in York city centre bar

Revolution in York. Photograph: YorkMix
22 Jan 2020 @ 6.41 pm
| Crime

A teenager was badly hurt after being attacked in a city centre bar.

The violent assault took place in the Vodka Revolution Bar on Coney Street in the early hours of Monday (20 January).

At around 1.15am, a 19-year-old man was punched and kicked whilst on the floor, just outside the toilets inside the bar.

A local man aged 20 has been arrested in connection with this incident and has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “It is believed there will have been a number of witnesses to this violent assault, which left the victim with substantial facial injuries requiring hospital treatment.”

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information about the incident 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 Stuart Hodge
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email Stuart Hodge here
Quote reference number 12200010772