Appeal following assault

POLICE in Malton are appealing for witnesses following an assault in the town.

It occurred just before 11.30pm on Saturday, near the railway crossing in Norton Street.

During the incident a 25-year-old local man was hit on the head, knocking him to the ground. He was treated at the scene for a head injury by paramedics.

An 18-year-old local man was arrested in connection with the assault on Sunday. He has now been released on bail to allow for further police enquiries.

If you can assist with the investigation contact PC Mark Rees at Malton Police Station on 0845 6060 247 quoting reference number 12110118541.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.