Woman hurt in violent attack in York – Police seek key witness

Brownie Dyke, off Tower Street. Photograph: YorkMix
14 Aug 2020 @ 10.22 am
| Crime

A woman was injured during a violent incident in York city centre.

A fight involved a group of people resulted in the woman suffering facial injuries. It happened on the evening of 21 July at around 8.30pm.

Police in York are appealing for a member of the public to come forward after they flagged a police car down and directed them to the fight on Brownie Dyke, Tower Street, near the Peasholme Centre.  

Two women have been arrested in connection with the incident, one aged in her 20s and one aged in her 40s.

They have been released while under investigation.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “If you were the person that flagged the officers down, or anyone else who witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist the investigation, please contact the police.”

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Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Nicola Russell
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email Nicola Russell here
Quote reference number 12200124780