Image of Copmanthorpe attacker released

York Press: Image of Copmanthorpe attacker released Image of Copmanthorpe attacker released

POLICE have released an image of an intruder who broke two ribs of a homeowner in York.

The victim was injured when he confronted the man in the garden of his house in Horseman Lane, Copmanthorpe, at about 9am on Friday.

North Yorkshire Police have already received a number of calls with information about the incident, and have today released this E-Fit image of the suspect - who is described as white, aged in his late teens or early twenties, about 5ft 10in tall, with a stocky build, dark hair and a distinctive mono-brow. He was wearing a dark grey hooded-top, jeans and white trainers.

Detective Constable Kevin Goodman, of York CID, said: “If you recognise the man in the image, I urge you to contact the police or Crimestoppers as soon as possible.

“I would also like to remind residents to remain vigilant at this time and report any suspicious behaviour to the police.”

Anyone with information should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, email or

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.


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