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Man Arrested After York Assault


1:42pm 27th August 2013

A 20-year-old man from York has been arrested following an assault in the city.

It happened on Crichton Avenue, shortly after midnight on Tuesday 27 August 2013, when a 36-year-old man asked a group of youths to move away from a car parked in the street, say York Police.

Officers say the victim was hit on the head with a piece of wood, causing a cut which needed medical treatment.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent a short time later, say police, adding that he currently remains in police custody.

Detective Constable Emma Newton, of York CID, said: “If you were in the area at the time and witnessed the incident, I urge you to contact the police straight away.

“I am particularly keen to speak to any other members of the group who were not involved in the assault and ask them to get in touch.”

Anyone who can help with this investigation is asked to contact York CID on 101, select option 2 and ask for Emma Newton. Alternatively information can be emailed to yorkcid@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12130147855.

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