The 37-year-old local man was discovered on Museum Street by a police officer at 12:45am on Friday 31 August 2012. He had suffered injuries to the back of his head and a fractured eye socket. He was taken to York District Hospital where he currently remains in a stable condition.
Detective Sergeant Stuart Barnett, of York CID, said:
I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the man being assaulted or can help to establish how the man suffered the head injuries.
Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact York CID on 101, press option 2 and ask for Stuart Barnett. Alternatively information can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12120144830.