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Police appeal after man attacked by four youths in Skipton

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a robbery in Skipton last month.

Officers say it happened on Carleton Road at 12.15am on Monday 27th June 2022 and involved a man being attacked by a group of four teenagers.

The group stole his mobile phone, house keys and an amount of money - and the victim suffered injuries to his face and nose. 

The four youths are believed to be in their mid-teens and were wearing dark clothing, riding bicycles. 

A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

"In particular, we are appealing for information about any witnesses to this assault. A vehicle drove past which the victim believes disturbed his attackers so if you were that driver, please get in touch to assist the investigation."

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email caroline.watson@northyorkshire.police.uk.  You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC Caroline Watson 1645.

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

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220110634

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