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Taxi driver hospitalised by two men outside York city centre cocktail bar

Police in York are urging witnesses to come forward after a taxi driver was assaulted by two men.

It happened on Micklegate outside Jalou cocktail bar at 2.15am on Sunday 16 October 2022.

The suspects punched the taxi driver, a local man aged in his 40s, several times in the face which left him with cuts, swelling and bruising.

He was taken to hospital by the police to receive treatment.

As part of the investigation, police are appealing for information about the two suspects and potential nearby witnesses.

Both men are described as white, 18 to 25 years old, 5ft10 to 6ft tall, average build, and wearing black coloured clothing.

They were in the company of three women who are believed to have witnessed the incident and may know the identity of the suspects.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101.

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

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12220184109 when providing details.


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