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Police investigate serious Skipton assault

Police investigate serious Skipton assault

Published at 6:39pm 10th February 2016. (Updated at 10:06am 11th February 2016)

Police in Skipton are appealing for information about a serious assault which left an 18-year-old man with facial injuries.

It happened when he was approached by a group of teenagers on Gas Street, opposite the Tesco supermarket, at around 5pm on Sunday.

He was taken to Airedale General Hospital for treatment.

A 17-year-old boy from Skipton has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on police bail whilst enquiries continue.

Officers are keen to hear from people who possibly witnessed the incident or may have information which could assist the investigation.

Anyone who can help is asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 12160022681.