POLICE have issued an appeal for information after a serious assault on a couple outside a Scarborough pub.
A 48-year-old man, who is from West Yorkshire, suffered injuries including a fractured ankle and remains in hospital.
Police said yesterday that his injuries were “serious but not life threatening”.
The man’s 44-year-old wife was also injured.
The incident occurred on Sunday outside the Albion pub in Castle Road, at around 10.20pm.
A police spokesperson said the couple had been assaulted after they intervened in a disturbance.
A car had also been damaged at the scene.
A man faces charges in connection with the attack, but police have appealed for anyone with information on the assault to come forward.
Scarborough CID can be reached on 0845 6060247. The reference number 12110024197 should be quoted.