Harrogate police call for witnesses to alleged assault

Harrogate Police need witnesses to an alleged assault that occurred in Harrogate.

  • West End Avenue, Harrogate
  • At around 5pm, 6 August 2016

It involved a woman was grabbed by the throat and punched once to the face.



A male was arrested later that evening and has been released on bail while further enquiries are conducted.

Police are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

In particular, we are appealing for information about a man who may have intervened during the incident at the time.

They are especially interested in speaking to this man who may have been driving a red VW Passat or similar vehicle. It is believed that he may be able to greatly assist police with their enquiries but he left the scene prior to his details being obtained.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Neil Sisson. You can also email



North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about an assault that occurred in Harrogate.

It happened on West End Avenue at around 5pm hours on 6 August 2016 and involved an alleged assault, in which a woman was grabbed by the throat and punched once to the face.

A male was arrested later that evening and has been released on bail while further enquiries are conducted.

We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

In particular, we are appealing for information about a man who may have intervened during the incident at the time.

We are especially interested in speaking to this man who may have been driving a red VW Passat or similar vehicle. It is believed that he may be able to greatly assist police with their enquiries but he left the scene prior to his details being obtained.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact us on 101, select option 2, and ask for Neil Sisson. You can also email neil.sisson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12160141254.


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