WANTED: Police hunt York attack suspect

The suspect police are looking to trace

The suspect police are looking to trace

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POLICE are hunting for this man, who is suspected of attacking another man in York.

The assault happened at around 5.40pm last Thursday, on the decking outside the Vodka Revolution Bar in Coney Street, police said today.

The victim, a 59-year-old from York, suffered a serious injury to his face and was taken to York Hospital.

North Yorkshire Police say their suspect is thought to have been visiting York with friends from Sunderland.

PC Damion Liversidge, of York Police, said: “This was a nasty incident which left the victim needing medical treatment. I ask anyone who witnessed the assault or can help to identify the suspect to get in touch as soon as possible.

“If you are the man caught on camera and you are not responsible for this assault, I urge you to contact me straight away so that I can eliminate you from my enquiries.“

Anyone who can help police is asked to phone PC Liversidge on 101, email damion.liversidge@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 5551111, quoting reference 12140025732.

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