Teenager punches man so hard he loses three teeth

The River Foss close to Church Lane, Huntington. Photograph © Google Street View
14 Aug 2017 @ 12.23 pm
| Crime, News

A teenager punched a man in the face so hard he lost three of his front teeth.

The attack happened as the older man was walking near the bank of the River Foss, off Church Lane, in Huntington, York last Thursday (August 10) between 6.30pm and 7pm.

A male youth, aged between 17 and 18, punched the victim in the mouth.

As a result, the victim lost three of his front teeth. He was treated at York Hospital before being discharged.

Police are appealing for information about the suspect. Do you know him?

Have you seen him?

The suspect is…

white
aged around 17-18
about 5ft 10ins tall
with short blond hair.

He was wearing

a cream coloured top
and was carrying a rucksack.

“We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident,” said a North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact the police. Details below.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Ffion Twomlow
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Ffion Twomlow here
Quote reference number 12170142188