Police appeal for information after moorland assault

Police are asking for information after an assault on a rural road near Richmond.

The incident involved a man in a car and a man and woman outside of the car.

It took place near the viewing point between Hudswell and Downholme near Richmond on Saturday between 12pm and 12.45pm.

A police spokesperson said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and type 31929 to reach the extension of PC Salt.

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

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference 12200196141.