A MAN was assaulted in York.

North Yorkshire Police said water was thrown at the man as he walked in Gillygate, before he was punched and tripped to the floor and the suspects ran off.

The attack happened between 8.15pm and 8.30pm on Sunday, May 12.

Anyone who saw the incident or who has information which could help police should phone 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 quoting reference 12190087767.