A man has been charged with assault after a jockey was attacked in Middleham.
Terence Murphy, 33, was found laid unconscious near Middleham Castle by a passer-by who alerted the emergency services.
After treatment by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team, Mr Murphy was flown to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
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Following a CT scan, he was diagnosed with a fractured cheekbone, cuts and bruising but was thankfully discharged later the same day.
The incident happened on January 6.
A 23-year-old man from Middleham has been charged with assault.
He will appear at Northallerton Magistrates’ Court next month.