A DOG WALKER was subjected to a homophobic hate crime on a York bridge.

North Yorkshire Police said the man was walking his dog at about 2.30pm on Saturday, October 6, over Millennium Bridge when he was subjected to "offensive comments of a homophobic nature, by an individual in a group of four young people, three male and one female".

Police want to speak to anyone who saw the incident, or who may know anyone involved.

Anyone with information should phone 101, email David.Ellison0041@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111, quoting reference 12180186909.