Appeal after man assaulted in Richmond Market Place

Police are appealing for witnesses after man was assaulted in Richmond Market Place.

The incident took place between 12.40am and 12.45am on Friday, August 5.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “A man assaulted another man, causing facial injuries which required hospital treatment.

“The offender is described as in his late 20s, around 6ft tall, of a skinny build with short brown curly hair and wearing a white t-shirt.

“We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for witnesses or anyone who can help identify the suspect.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email Lisa.Recchia@northyorkshire.police.uk you can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 88 Lisa RECCHIA.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220137599.