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Man Left With Fractured Skull After York Lendal Bridge Attack


9:54am 31st January 2014

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was left with a fractured skull when he was assaulted in York.

The victim, a 25-year-old local man, was on his way home from a night out in the city centre when he was attacked by another man on Lendal Bridge at around 3.25am on Saturday 25 January 2014.

The victim remains in hospital where he is receiving treatment for his injuries.

Officers are making enquiries in an effort to locate the man responsible for the attack and are appealing to the public to come forward with information.

The man is described as white, aged in his mid 20s, around 5ft 10in tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a white top with a red rucksack on his back.

At the time of the assault he was with another man who was dressed in dark clothing and a woman who had shoulder-length light brown hair and was wearing a short black dress or skirt

Following the incident all three of them ran off towards Exhibition Square and onto Bootham.

Anyone who can help to identify the offender or has any other information that can help the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select – option 2 – and ask for Detective Constable Julie Carter or York CID.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to julie.carter@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12140013065 when passing information about this incident.

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