York attack victim out of hospital
3:20pm 4th January 2011
A 34 year old man who was the victim of a serious assault in York in the early hours of New Year’s Day has been discharged from the city’s hospital.
The alleged attack occurred on Hungate at about 3.50am on 1st January 2011.
The victim was initially believed to be in a serious condition, but he responded well to treatment and was able to return to his home in York later that same day.
A 30 year old man, also from York, was arrested in connection with the assault and questioned in police custody. He has been released on conditional bail to allow further investigation.
Witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation is urged to contact York CID on 0845 60 60 24 7, quoting the reference number 12110000217.
Information can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.
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