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Man seriously injured in Scarborough assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Scarborough which left a man with serious injuries.

The victim, a man in his 50s, was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary suffering from head injuries following the incident outside Scholar’s Bar on Somerset Terrace at around 11pm last night.

His condition is today described as critical.

Officers were called to the scene of a large disturbance outside the bar which led to the man being injured.

A 22-year-old man was arrested close to the scene and is currently in police custody for questioning.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

Search for man in connection with sexual assault in Whitby

Gheorghe Mighali

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for help to find a man in connection with a sexual assault on a teenage girl in Whitby last weekend.

Detectives want to speak to Gheorghe Mighali, 27, of no fixed abode, to help the investigation.

He is known to have visited the Whitby area on or around Tuesday March 5. He was seen in Middlesbrough on Thursday March 7, in Hartlepool on Friday and Newcastle the following Tuesday.

The incident in Whitby occurred in the Stakesby Road and Station Avenue area between 9pm and 10pm on Saturday March 9.

The victim, who is aged in her mid-teens, was approached and sexually assaulted by an unknown man.


Teen arrested in connection with York University assault

Detectives investigating an indecent assault at York University last month have made an arrest.

Officers arrested a 16-year-old last night. He remains in police custody as inquiries continue.

The youth was also arrested on suspicion of exposing himself to another student on the same night.

Any witnesses to the incidents, which occurred on January 27, are urged to come forward.

Appeal after assault in Huddersfield

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault yesterday afternoon in Huddersfield.

At around 3:15pm a male student in his twenties was walking along Whitehead Road when he saw a group of men asking a woman for a cigarette.

The woman was heard to refuse and walk away, at which point the victim was stopped by the group of men who asked him for a cigarette.

The victim refused and was then threatened for his mobile phone. Fearing for his safety, the victim gave the suspects cash instead of his phone and tried to walk away.

Following the victim, one of the suspects headbutted the man, who then also had his watch stolen. The suspects then made off in an unknown direction.

The main suspect was a man with brown hair, wearing blue jeans and a brightly coloured jacket. The other suspects could not be described.

CCTV appeal after New Year's Day assault in Hull

Police wish to speak to this man in the green Puffa-style jacket. Credit: Humberside Police

Hull police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with an assault that happened early on New Years Day this year.

The incident happened at the Relax Bar on Spring Bank in Hull and left a 32-year-old male victim with serious head injuries.

Police were contacted by staff at Hull Royal Infirmary after the injured man arrived at hospital.

The victim stayed in hospital for a week but took a month of work to make a full recovery.

The suspect is wearing a green coloured Puffa style jacket and officers are urging anyone who recognises him to contact Humberside Police on 101 referring to log 522 of 01 January 2013 or ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Man sought after assault on railway staff

Do you know this man? Credit: British Transport Police

If you recognise this man, British Transport Police would like to hear from you. They want to speak to him about an assault on a member of staff at Leeds railway station on October 11th. Anyone with information is asked to ring Freefone 0800 40 50 40 quoting B2/NEA of 03/11/2012.



Witnesses sought to Elland assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assult in Elland, near Halifax, to come forward. A 29 year old woman was walking along Beech Street at midnight on August 15th when she was confronted by a man.

She fought back, suffering minor injuries, and her attacker fled. He is described as white, 5' 10", medium build with stubble. He was wearing a black hoddie top and and black trousers.

Appeal after Huddersfield assault

CCTV of man police want to speak to

This is the image of a man police in Huddersfield want to speak to after a 19-year old woman was assaulted in the town centre.

At around 10am on July 8th the victim was walking along Ramsden Street when she was approached by a man who began talking to her and asking her personal questions.

The victim carried on walking to New Street but was followed by the suspect, who began shouting at her, then grabbed her by the arm, spinning her around.

The suspect then threatened the victim, telling her that he would, 'see her later'.

Fearing for her safety, the victim went into a nearby shop.

Man critical after alleged assault in Rotherham

A man is critically ill in hospital following an alleged assault in the Kimberworth Park area of Rotherham. Emergency services were called to a property on Lapwater Walk on Sunday evening after concerns were raised for a local resident.

A 44-year-old man was found unconscious with serious head injuries. The man was taken to the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield but later transferred to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

A 46-year-old local man has been arrested in connection with the incident. He remains in custody assisting police with inquiries.

Man left with 'serious facial injuries' after attack

Police in Bradford are appealing for witnesses to an assault outside the Bridge Café on Harrogate Road in Greengates on Saturday 21st July. A 20 year old man was attacked by three men leaving him with serious facial injuries which required an operation to rebuild his eye socket.

There were a number of people in the café at the time and will have seen the offence occur. The suspects are described as white with dark hair, one of which was wearing a blue t-shirt. They made off on foot towards the toepath on the Leeds/ Liverpool canal.

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