Man charged with attempted murder after incident at Tan Hill

The Tan Hill Inn. Photo: Mike Dobson.

A 46-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder, firearms offences, ABH and battery following an incident at the Tan Hill Inn.

He is currently remanded into custody and will appear at York Magistrates Court today.

Police say they were called to the location in Langthwaite, Richmond, at around 10.40pm on Friday by Yorkshire Ambulance Service after a man was found with serious arm injuries.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A short time later a man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and firearms offences.

A woman was also arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm.

The woman has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “There were a number of people at the venue at the time of the incident who we would like to come forward.

“If you witnessed any part of this incident, please contact us by calling 01609 643147 or 101 and selecting option 4 – please make sure you are connected to North Yorkshire Police if calling from outside the county.”

Information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.

When providing information, please quote reference 12230136112.

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  1. Bartender, a Whisky please? . . Certainly Sir will that be one shot or two . . Ahhh, just make it a pint of Bitter instead.

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