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Man with head injuries after assault in Malton


11:40am 18th November 2011

Police in Malton are appealing for witnesses following an assault in the town.

It occurred at approximately 1.15am today (Friday 18 November 2011) on Castlegate when an 18-year-old man from Manchester suffered head injuries.

As a result of the assault the victim was knocked unconscious and was admitted to York District Hospital for treatment.

Three local men aged 18, 19 and 20 were arrested in the area shortly after the incident. They are currently in police custody.

Detective Sergeant Ian Fieldsend, of Malton CID, said:

“This was a nasty assault which has left a man requiring treatment in hospital for serious injuries.

“I know that there were a number of people in the area, both on foot and driving past the scene. I ask that anyone who was in the area between 1am and 1.30am to contact the police as soon as possible as they may have vital information that could help progress this investigation.” 

If you can assist with this investigation please contact DS Ian Fieldsend St Malton Police Station on 0845 60 60 24 7 quoting reference number 12110195076. Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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