Youth gangs assault man on path by river in York

A gang of young men assaulted and tried to rob a man on a path by the river Ouse.

It happened at 19.00 last tuesday (November 9) on the path between Lendal Bridge and Scarborough Rail Bridge.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said: “It involved a group of five or six young people who assaulted a man and demanded money.

“Officers are requesting public assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“They especially appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to make contact.”

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