Woman in her 60s sought by police after racially aggravated assault in York

Greendykes Lane at its junction with Barstow Avenue. Photograph © Google Street View
3 Dec 2018 @ 1.03 pm
| Crime, News

A woman was racially abused and assaulted in York.

North Yorkshire Police has issued a description of the suspect – a woman in her 60s.

It happened on Greendykes Lane with the junction of Barstow Avenue at 9.45am on Monday November 19.

The victim was walking up the road on her way to work. The female suspect approached the victim and verbally abused her before physically assaulting her.

Police are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

The suspect is described as:

  • white
  • about 5ft 2ins tall
  • aged in her early 60s
  • of medium to large build
  • with light brown short bobbed frizzy hair
  • wearing a light grey three-quarter length padded coat

With her was her small Jack Russell type dog which was white with brown patches.

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

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC 1116 Foster
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email PC Foster here
Quote reference number NYP-19112018-0136