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Appeal re Scarborough Assault

October 17, 2019 Appeals

Appeal re Scarborough Assault

Officers are appealing for witnesses and information about an assault that occurred in Scarborough.

It happened at West Square between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

The victim, a 19-year-old woman, was punched in the face and pushed into the nearby pond by a man.

A 28-year-old man was arrested and has been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

We are asking for the public’s help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should call 101, select option 2, and ask for Sylvia Matla or email

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12190190909.

Contact details:

    nick durkin – #1287  | 31287

Incident reference:


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