A MAN was left with serious facial injuries after an incident outside a bank.

North Yorkshire Police say they are now appealing for witnesses and information about an incident in Scarborough in which a young man suffered serious facial injuries. It happened in St Nicholas Street at about 12.30pm on Tuesday (April 6) outside Lloyds Bank.

The victim, who is in his early 20s and is slim, was treated in hospital for his injuries.

A police spokesman said: "We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. St Nicholas Street is very busy with members of the public, and we are appealing for any persons to come forward if they have witnessed the incident the incident or can offer any with information.

"Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101. You can also email jessie.landers@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210092607.