Police seek witness

POLICE have issued a CCTV image of a vital witness they are trying to trace following an assault on a woman.

The man is being sought as a potential witness and was not involved in the assault.

Between 11.45pm on Thursday November 24 and 12.15am the following morning, the victim was assaulted in a shop doorway near the Opera House Casino. At Around that time, the man, who police believe may be an important witness, was seen on CCTV leaving the casino.

Police are appealing to the man in the CCTV, or anyone else who may have seen the incident take place, to contact them by dialling 101 (the force’s new non-emergency number) press option 2, and ask for PC Kelly Smith.

A 28-year-old man from Scarborough was arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail while enquiries continue.