Man suffers broken cheekbone in York station attack

Man suffers broken cheekbone in York station attack

Man suffers broken cheekbone in York station attack

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TWO men suffered serious facial injuries in an attack at York railway station.

The men, aged 23 and 32, both from Leeds, were assaulted outside the Duke of York pub between 9pm and 9.30pm on Easter Sunday (APRIL 20).

One suffered multiple fractures to his cheekbone and the other received cuts to his face which required hospital treatment.

British Transport Police have arrested two people over the attack, and urged anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them immediately.

Police Constable Penny Halliwell, leading the investigation, said: “Two people, a 26-year-old man and a 19-year old female have been arrested in connection with this incident; they have both been interviewed and have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

“We are currently following a number of other lines of enquiry, including looking at any CCTV opportunities from the station but are also keen to hear from anyone who may have any information that could assist this investigation. If you were at the station or outside the pub and witnessed this assault then please contact us.”

Anyone with information should phone British Transport Police on 0800 405040 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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