Man seriously injured in assault
Three men have been arrested after a 43-year-old Harrogate man was robbed and assaulted in York city centre.
It happened between 10.15pm and 10.45pm on Thursday 2 August, near Almery Terrace and the River Ouse.
The victim was walking along the river and had just passed under the railway bridge when he was knocked to the ground before being assaulted, during which he had cash stolen.
As a result of the incident, the man suffered serious injuries including a broken jaw.
Shortly before the robbery, he passed a group of six to eight men aged around 18 to 20 years old.
A youth aged 17 and two men aged 20 and 23 were arrested in connection the robbery.
Detective Sergeant Mark Jackson, of York CID, said: "This robbery took place in a similar place to another robbery a few days ago, police investigations continue into both robberies.
"This was a vicious and apparently unprovoked assault which has left a man needing treatment in hospital.
"If you can help to identify anyone involved in this robbery, or you have any information relating to either of this robbery, or the previous offence, I urge you to contact the police or Crimestoppers immediately."
Anyone who can help police with enquiries is asked to call 101, press option 2 and ask for York CID, or e-mail email@example.com
Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 12120126689.