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Double attack in Selby

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12:38pm 17th October 2011

Selby police are appealing for witnesses after a man sustained serious facial injuries during an assault.

The victim, a 24 year old local man, suffered a broken jaw and a broken eye socket when he was attacked outside the taxi rank on James Street at around 1.25am on Saturday 15th October 2011.

He was further assaulted behind Boots when he pursued the suspect, who then ran off in the direction of New Lane.

The victim was taken to York District Hospital where he lost consciousness before being receiving treatment to his injuries.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward with any information that can help the investigation.

Detective Constable Amanda Bostwick, of Selby CID, said:

“This was a particularly nasty assault which left the victim with some pretty nasty injuries.

“Fortunately, he has been released from hospital but he cannot remember anything about the incident.

“I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the assault or was in the area at the time of the incident to contact the police or Crimestoppers with information.”

The suspect is described as being 6ft 2in tall, with a stocky build and short brown hair. He was wearing jeans and a plain long sleeved burgundy jumper.

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is urged contact DC Amanda Bostwick, of Selby CID, on 0845 60 60 24 7, quoting reference number 12110174963.

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