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Attack on Coney Street in York

Attack on Coney Street in York

7:36pm 25th March 2010

Police are investigating an assault between two women on Coney Street in York.

It happened in the early hours of Sunday morning when a 25 year old was attacked in the Willow restaurant.

The victim was leaning on a table when she was pulled to the floor, sat on and punched.

A man, who tried to stop the assault, was also punched and kicked by another man.

The female offender is described as white, aged between 20-22, around 5ft 7in - 5ft 9in tall with a heavy build and dark red-coloured hair. She was wearing black leggings with a flowery skirt and a dark-coloured top.

The male attacker is described as white, around 6ft tall, with a slim build and short blond hair. He was wearing black jeans and a black top.

PC Julia Crossley, of York Police said: “Fortunately the victims were not seriously injured in this incident, however we are still keen to trace those responsible.

“We would like anyone who was in the Willow at the time of the incident or anyone who witnessed the assault itself to contact the police or Crimestoppers immediately.

“The offenders left the restaurant shortly after the incident and we would also like to hear from people who saw anyone matching their descriptions on Coney Street just after 3am.”

Anyone with any information that could help the investigation is urged to contact PC Julia Crossley of York Police on 0845 60 60 24 7, quoting reference number 12100043601.

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