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NYP: Scarborough Teen Hospitalised after Unprovoked Assault

February 21, 2018 Appeals

NYP: Scarborough Teen Hospitalised after Unprovoked Assault

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information after a 17-year-old boy was attacked in Scarborough.

It happened on Stepney Road at approximately 11am on Friday 19th February 2018.

The victim sustained a cut to the back of his neck which needed hospital treatment following the unprovoked attack.

We are requesting the public’s help to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

The suspect is described as a white male, around 5ft in height and is around 17 to 18 years old. He was wearing a black coat and blue jeans.

Anyone who saw anything or has any other information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Matthew Forsyth, You can also 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 12180029281

Contact details:
Matthew Forsyth – #1997 | 31997
Incident reference:

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