York man punched in the face in unprovoked attack

5 Dec 2014 @ 10.29 am
| Crime
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St Sampson’s Square, York. Photograph: Google Street View

A man was punched in the face in an unprovoked attack in St Sampson’s Square, York.

The man, who lives locally and is aged in his 20s, was knocked to the ground by another man at around 3.20am on Friday (December 5) outside the shoe shop.

The victim did not require hospital treatment.

There were several people around at the time, including a woman who was seen walking behind the suspect and was then seen to join up with him further along Parliament Street.

Officers are appealing to her and to anyone else who was in the area at the time, to contact them.

If you can help, call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Sergeant Wesley Cooper. Or email [email protected].

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference 12140209841.